SPENCER, Mass. (WHDH) – Police confirm a suspect has died after being shot by police in Spencer, Sunday night.
Spencer Police say they attempted to stop a vehicle that had been involved in an earlier domestic incident.
After a short pursuit, the vehicle pulled into a driveway along Northwest Road.
Police say the suspect exited the vehicle and pointed what the officer thought was a firearm in his direction. The officer fired a single shot and struck the suspect.
The suspect was transported to UMass Medical Center in Worcester, where he later died.
Initial investigation by police suggests the weapon was actually a pellet pistol.
This is a developing story; stay with 7News for the latest.
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