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Montreal police shoot, kill man after car chase

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Police chase ends with shooting death in Lachine
WATCH ABOVE: A 27-year-old man was killed after a shooting ended a police chase in Lachine Thursday morning – Jun 15, 2017

A 27-year-old-man was killed after being shot by Montreal police (SPVM) following a chase that ended in Lachine Thursday morning.

The SPVM received phone calls about a domestic disturbance in Côte Saint-Luc at 12:42 a.m.

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The suspect got into a vehicle and drove toward Côte Saint-Luc public security guards who were first on scene.

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Police intercepted and pursued the vehicle until it was forced off the road by a police cruiser on St-Joseph Boulevard around 2:00 a.m.

The driver of the vehicle attempted to accelerate the vehicle while it was lodged in between a couple of light posts.

He was shot by Montreal police and died from his injuries shortly after.

The Quebec Bureau of Independent Investigations (BEI) took over the investigation as the incident involved Montreal police.

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