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Man dies after being shot by officer in Spencer Mass.

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SPENCER, Mass. — A man was shot and killed by a police officer after a confrontation Sunday night.

Spencer Police said they attempted to stop a vehicle on Northwest Road around 8:30 p.m. that had been involved in a domestic incident earlier in the day. Police said after a short chase, the driver exited the vehicle, he pointed what the officer thought was a firearm. The officer fired a single shot that struck the suspect.

The victim was taken to UMass Medical Center in Worcester where he died from his injuries.

Spencer is about 10 miles north of Sturbridge.

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