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Police fatally shoot man after chase, ramming of vehicle

January 2, 2020 GMT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Two North Las Vegas police officers fatally shot a man who had rammed the officers’ police vehicle following a chase involving a stolen vehicle, police said Thursday.

The chase began shortly after midnight Wednesday with an attempted traffic stop and ended when the stolen car was cornered in a business’ parking lot, Officer Eric Leavittt said.

The dead man’s identity wasn’t released.

Leavitt said one officer suffered a minor injury when the police vehicle was rammed.