HURST, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police say they are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the southern Illinois community of Hurst that left one person dead. In a news release late Thursday, authorities say a preliminary investigation shows police were searching for a suspect wanted on a felony warrant for a robbery in Carterville when they found the suspect at a home. Police allege the suspect showed a handgun and officers shot their firearms and hit him. The suspect was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. The shooting happened at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday. The ISP Division of Internal Investigations is helping conduct the investigation. Authorities didn’t offer further information.

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