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Robbery suspect killed in police-involved shooting identified as 22-year-old

A robbery suspect was shot and killed by Columbus officers during a reported altercation (WSYX/WTTE)

A robbery suspect shot and killed by police Friday evening was identified as 22-year-old Amanuel Dagebo.

Columbus Police say two plain-clothes officers were patrolling in the area of Comstock Road and Lisbon Road in far east Columbus, looking for Dagebo, who was wanted for aggravated robbery. They say they saw Dagebo sitting in a vehicle, and approached him to take him into custody.

Authorities say there was an altercation, and Dagebo was armed. At some point, the officers fired, hitting Dagebo. A gun was found near the vehicle, according to police.

Dagebo died at the scene.

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