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Police shoot robbery suspect in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS — Authorities say a 27-year-old suspect in the robbery of a Klamath Falls business died after an exchange of gunfire with officers.

Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge says two other people were arrested on robbery charges after the shooting on Sunday night.

Patridge says officers pursued Lenny Miles after he fled the Frontier Market with cash. Officers from Klamath County Sheriff's Department, Klamath Falls police and Oregon State Police pursued the suspect.

Patridge provided no details about the gunfire. No officers were injured.

Miles died at 9:41 p.m. Sunday at Sky Lakes Medical Center.

The two people accused of robbery had arraignment hearings Monday: 27-year-old Garrett Michael Petersen and 26-year-old Samantha Darlene Robertson.

Miles was wanted on previous charges of assault, escape and meth possession.

The Jackson County sheriff's office is handling the shooting investigation.

— Associated Press