METRO: Man shot, killed by police after firing at 2 officers

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Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting involving two officers near the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Gary Avenue, which is south of Blue Diamond.

According to Metro, a man suspected of DUI was shot and killed after he shot at officers who were responding to a three-car crash around 8 a.m.

The man refused to take a sobriety test, ran from the scene and pulled a gun on the officers, police said.

Witnesses told police, the man hid the gun in a bush prior to the police arriving at the scene.

Rainbow Boulevard is closed from Blue Diamond to Mountains Edge Parkway. 

This is the 20th officer-involved shooting this year.

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