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Officer involved shooting in Hurst, Ill.

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL -

Illinois State Police say a trooper shot a suspect in a robbery Thursday. ISP says the man was armed with a handgun. 

ISP says the trooper was trying to serve an arrest warrant at 111 Seba St. in Hurst for the man regarding a Carterville pharmacy robbery that happened a couple of weeks ago. 

The trooper shot the suspect, who was injured and taken to a hospital. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. ISP says the shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

There is no word yet on whether officer would be put on administrative leave or stay on duty. ISP Crime Scene and ISP Division of Internal Investigations are conducting the investigation.

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