Suspect shot and killed during confrontation with Fayette County deputy

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FAYETTE COUNTY, OH (WCMH) — A man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon during a confrontation with a Fayette County deputy.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 4pm Wednesday on Rockwell Road in the northern area of Fayette County.

The sheriff’s office said a man who was identified as a suspect in a crime was approached by a detective. Investigators said the man ignored orders to drop the weapon and was shot and killed.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was called to investigate.

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