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Man shot by cops in Elyria dies

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ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) -

Police in Elyria shoot a man who claimed he had killed his wife.

Officers responded to the home on West River Road North around 5 p.m. The man, later identified William King had called 911 and said he had killed his wife and was going to kill himself.

When officers arrived, King was on the back porch, but went inside. He then came outside with a gun pointing at himself before pointing it at officers.

At that time, officers opened fired.

King was life-flighted to Metro where he later died.

No officers were injured.

Officers later learned the King's wife was not at home during the incident and not injured.

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