Fremont police kill gunman during chase

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Police in Fremont have killed a man they say shot at officers during a chase.

It happened shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday.

Police in the San Francisco Bay Area city say undercover officers spotted a man wanted for illegally possessing a gun and violating probation. He was a passenger in a car.

Patrol cars stopped the vehicle on Fremont Boulevard but police say the wanted man got out and began running toward a gas station.

Officers said he pointed a gun at officers and was shot. He died at the scene. His name wasn’t immediately released.

Police say they found a revolver at the man’s side and it appears he’d fired at officers.

However, no officers were hurt.

The shooting is under investigation.

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