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Mich. Trooper Shot, Suspect Dead in Standoff

A Michigan State Police trooper was wounded and a suspect was believed to be dead following an 11-hour standoff in Flint.

The standoff ended when officers used construction equipment to remove the roof of a dwelling on Sherman Avenue to find the body of a man believed to be fugitive Daron Raymond Gaylor Jr. inside, according to The Flint Journal.

Officials could not confirm the cause of death of the man.

The standoff began at 10:30 a.m. near the corner of Sherman and Fulton Street. Around 5 p.m., Michigan state troopers entered the home and Gaylor opened fire on them.

One trooper was hit, but suffered non-life threatening injuries. Officials said the wounded trooper is doing well.

"Everything was done by protocol, that's how we're trained," Michigan State Police Lt. Brian Cole said. "As for the length of the investigation, it just depends on how much evidence we find. We'll be here until the end."

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