Westerville Police Shoot, Kill Driver

File photo(Photo: Flickr)
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Police in north Columbus suburb of Westerville say an officer fatally shot a motorist who pulled a gun during an overnight traffic stop.

Westerville police Chief Joe Morbitzer said it happened at about 1:15 a.m. Monday when an officer pulled over a car on Polaris Parkway. Morbitzer said the driver exited the vehicle with a gun and was shot multiple times by the officer.

The man died later at a hospital. His name hasn’t been released.

The woman passenger in the car was not injured, and there were no officers hurt.

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