SPENCER (CBS) — Police in Spencer have confirmed one man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Sunday night.
According to officials, around 8:30 p.m. police tried to stop a car that they believed to be involved in an earlier incident.READ MORE: Salmonella Outbreak Includes 7 Sick People In Massachusetts
A car pursuit ensued, and then the suspect pulled over along Northwest Road and got out of his car.
When the man pointed what an officer believed to be a gun in his direction, the officer fired a single shot.READ MORE: Acadia National Park In Maine On Track For A Record Year
The man was then transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
At this point, police believe he had a pellet pistol.
No further information is available at this time.MORE NEWS: Bill To Scrap MCAS Test Is Subject Of Virtual Public Hearing
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Ben Parker reports