Police: Officers shoot, kill man armed with gun in Columbus


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say officers have shot and killed a man armed with a gun.

It happened Thursday night while officers were responding to an apartment complex on a report of a man with a gun.

When officers arrived they say they spotted a man who matched the description of the suspect. A confrontation ensued between the 25-year-old and the two officers, and multiple shots were fired.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later. The officers were not injured.

Police say they recovered a gun at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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