Cop Shoots, Kills Man Who Tried To Run Him Over During Traffic Stop

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando police say an officer fatally shot a suspect who tried to run over him during a traffic stop.

The officer pulled the vehicle over Tuesday morning after authorities issued a lookout for a person who fled an attempted traffic stop nearby.

According to authorities, when the officer stepped out of his patrol car and approached the vehicle, the driver attempted to run over him. He struck the officer’s patrol car. The officer discharged his firearm, killing the man.

Police say the officer will be on administrative leave, pending an investigation.

No further details were immediately available.

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