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Suspect shot dead by police south of Indianapolis

FRANKLIN, Ind. – Police south of Indianapolis have shot and killed a suspect.

Johnson County Sheriff Doug Cox confirmed the death in a rural area of the county Wednesday afternoon. The shooting occurred near Indiana 44 about six miles west of Franklin.

The name of the person who was killed hasn’t been released.

WTHR-TV reports police received a call about a suspicious person and when officers arrived, they exchanged fire with the suspect.