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Man shot by Polk Co. deputy dies

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POLK COUNTY, OR (KPTV) -

The man shot Tuesday night by a Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputy after a stop on Highway 22 has died.

According to the Oregon State Police, the deputy was on a stop near milepost 23 at Holman Frontage Road around 9:45 p.m. and requested backup.

The deputy then told dispatchers that shots had been fired and the man was down. He was transported to an area hospital but died from the injuries.

At this time OSP investigators are not sure why the deputy stopped the man.

This is a developing story. Please stay with FOX 12 for further updates.

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