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Suspect shot and killed by Ohio police after chase identified

Deputies said Terry Pierce, Jr., 46, was shot and killed by Allen County, Ohio SWAT members Tuesday morning on U.S. 30 after leading police on a chase.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 9:33 PM
Updated: Oct 18, 2019 1:39 PM

CONVOY, Ohio (WFFT) - The Allen County, Ohio Sheriff's Office released new information about a high speed chase that ended in Van Wert County Tuesday.

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Deputies said Terry Pierce, Jr., 46, was shot and killed by Allen County, Ohio SWAT members Tuesday morning on U.S. 30 after leading police on a chase.

The sheriff's office said Pierce stole a semi from Van Wert and was driving in Spencerville, Ohio.

A Spencerville police officer tried to stop him, but Pierce didn't stop, leading police on a two hour chase.

The chase ended on U.S. 30 near Convoy, Ohio.

It's still not clear how many officers shot Pierce or how many times he was shot.

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