Rutland police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting

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RUTLAND — Police are investigating an incident in which Rutland City and Rutland Town police officers shot and killed a suspect this morning.

Police say the suspect drove by the Rutland City Police Department at about 5:30 a.m. and fired a gun multiple times into the front entrance of the building.

No one was injured in this initial shooting.

The vehicle was located just before 7:00 a.m. and a pursuit ensued, which culminated with an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and police.

The suspect was struck and injured, then transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No officers or civilians were hurt.

The Vermont State Police is responding to investigate the officer-involved shooting.

Members of the Field Force Division, Major Crime Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigations and the Crime Scene Search Team are involved.

Police have not yet released the name of the suspect who was shot and killed.

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