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Police: man who fired at them then killed himself

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Memphis say a man fired at officers and then killed himself with a shotgun.

According to The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/123CNl4 ), the incident occurred early Friday after a woman came to a police precinct station and said a man wearing camouflage and carrying a shotgun fired at her, but missed. Police responded and came under fire with shotgun pellets striking their squad car.

Police said an officer fired back, but missed the man, who then ran into a nearby apartment complex. Police converged on the area and found the man near a trash bin. Officers said the suspect had shot himself to death.
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