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Robbery suspect fatally shot by LA police after pursuit

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A robbery suspect was shot and killed by Los Angeles police after leading officers on a short pursuit.

The Los Angeles Police Department says undercover detectives were investigating a series of robberies Thursday afternoon when they spotted a suspect possibly connected to the crimes.

Police say the suspect led officers on a short pursuit, which ended in North Hollywood. They say at least one officer fired at the suspect, striking him.

The man, whose identity hasn't been released, died at a local hospital. No officers were injured.

Police say they are continuing to investigate.

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