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Gunman Dead After Police-Involved Shooting

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PHILADELPHIA -

Police shot and killed a gunman early Monday morning after they say he pointed his weapon at officers during a violent struggle in Southwest Philadelphia.

It happened just after midnight on North 61st Street.

Police say the 34-year-old suspect refused to drop the weapon, eventually pointing it at police.

One officer fired, hitting the suspect in the chest.

The man was pronounced dead by paramedics.

No officers were hurt.

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