Suspect dead in Willoughby police-involved shooting

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**Warning: the content in the video may be considered disturbing**

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio–  One person is dead after a police-involved shooting in Willoughby Wednesday afternoon.

Police Chief Jack Beckwith said in a press conference that officers were called out to the parking lot of a Lowe’s Home Improvement store around 1 p.m. because someone had spotted a man who had numerous felony warrants out on him in a car there.

The first officer to arrive parked his vehicle in front of the suspect’s vehicle. He asked the suspect for id, but was given false information, which he discovered when he called in the information.

A second officer arrived and positioned his vehicle behind the car.

It was at this point that the car sped off, slamming into the police motorcycle and an officer as it left the parking lot. Shots were fired. The car eventually crashed into a parking lot across the street.

The suspect was killed in the shooting. The officer was taken to a hospital and Chief Beckwith reported that he had what seemed to be minor injuries.

Willoughby Police and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are working on interviewing witnesses. The name of the deceased has not been released.

FOX 8 viewer, Brandon Richards, recorded video of the incident and shared it with us. You can watch it in the video box above.  **Warning: the content in the video may be considered disturbing**

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