W. Va. Police Responding to Hostage Situation Fatally Shoot Suspect

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia police chief says officers responding to a report of a hostage situation have fatally shot a man who fired at them.

Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial told news outlets officers responded Tuesday morning to an address near a gas station. Dial says a suspect fired at officers and they shot back, killing him. Dial says no one else was injured.

Police blocked off a section of roadway as they investigate.

No further details were immediately released.