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Man dies in confrontation with cops

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While responding to a report of an armed suspect, Navajo Police Dept. officers became involved in a shooting in St. Michaels, Ariz. at 12:04 pm on Feb. 24.

The suspect took off in his car, and the officers followed him. The chase ended when a tire deflation device was used to stop the vehicle. The suspect got out of his car carrying a weapon.

The man allegedly pointed the weapon at officers, who responded.

The suspect was treated and taken to a local hospital, where he died.

No officers were injured.

This incident is currently under investigation by the Navajo Dept. of Criminal Investigation and the FBI. Additional information, including identification of the suspect and the officers will not be released at this time.