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October 20, 2012 at 1:22 PM

Man fatally shot by deputies in Stevens County

The Associated Press

The Stevens County sheriff’s office says a man is dead after an officer-involved shooting.

KHQ-TV reports that dispatchers received a call from a suicidal man just north Springdale late Friday night. Deputies arrived, a shot was fired and the man was hit.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and a firearm was recovered.

The deputies involved were not injured and have been placed on administrative leave, per standard procedure.

The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is assisting with the investigation.

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