Wanted fugitive shot and killed in Pensacola

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PENSACOLA, FL – On November 30th, the Escambia County Sheriffs Office received a call from a local bondsman that a suspect with several felony warrants was in the area.
Around 2:00 pm the suspect was located near the area of 9th Avenue and Bayou Boulevard. Deputies tried initiate a traffic stop, but the suspect fled.
He was stopped by using a pit maneuver near 9th Avenue and Langley Avenue. The suspect exited the vehicle armed and tried to leave on foot. Deputies pursued the suspect, when he stopped and turned, pointing his weapon at deputies. The suspect was shot and succumbed to his injuries. No deputies were injured. As per protocol the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate.  The fugitive’s name was not released at this time by authorities.