West Virginia police chase ends in officer-involved shootout

Police began to pursue the vehicle when the suspect stepped out and opened fire

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A Wednesday morning police chase in West Virginia ended in an officer-involved shootout, with the suspect reported dead. 

The pursuit reportedly started at 10 am local time in Fayette and Raleigh counties, according to MetroNews. 

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(West Virginia State Police)

Police began to pursue the vehicle when the suspect exited the vehicle and opened fire. Fayette dispatchers told WVNS they believe the suspect is dead. 

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Fayette County Deputies, Raleigh County Deputies and West Virginia State Police responded at the scene. 

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