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Ohio officers shoot and kill suspected active shooter

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HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) - Officials are investigating after an Ohio deputy shot and killed a man suspected of shooting at a moving train.

A Butler County dispatcher says the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in St. Clair Township.

Police were responding to the area after receiving reports of a man taking shots at a train.

Deputies engaged with the suspect, who quickly fled. A news release says the suspect began firing at officers who also responded with gunfire.

The suspect was shot and killed as a result. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says no deputies were shot.

Jones calls the shooting a "tragic situation," but he says a preliminary investigation shows it was justified.

The identities of the suspect and the officer involved will be released Wednesday.

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