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Police shoot, kill man in Dumfries

A man connected with a Wednesday morning armed burglary in Woodbridge was shot dead by police in Dumfries, authorities said.

The burglary happened around 11:47 a.m. in the 1500 block of Indiana Ave., according to the Prince William County police. Around 1:39 p.m., officers found a vehicle connected with the burglary in Triangle.

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody, police said, but the passenger fled on foot.

The scene after Wednesday's shooting in Dumfries. (Pr. William PD/Courtesy photo)

He died at the scene, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation. More information about the man killed, the officer who shot him and the man taken into custody was not immediately available.

This item has been updated.

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