19 Action News has learned of a deadly officer-involved shooting. It happened just before 7 a.m. on Dietz Avenue. Police were pursuing the suspect when he jumped out of his SUV, climbed a fence and ran behind a home on Dietz. During the confrontation with police, the suspect showed officers his gun, and ignored commands to drop his weapon. Police opened fire. The suspect was rushed to the hospital, where he died a short time later. No officers were injured. No word on the suspect's identity at this time.
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A man was killed and a police officer hospitalized Tuesday after they both fell into a gorge at Niagara Falls. To rescue the police officer, rescuers extended a fire truck ladder over the gorge, lowered down a stretcher and used a rope to get him out. Authorities say the officer was chasing the man when they both went over a retaining wall. The officer was airlifted to the hospital with a broken leg. The man was found dead at the scene. Ontario's Special Investigators Unit is investigating.