Vermont State Police have identified the man shot and killed by a deputy in Winooski on Friday afternoon.
Authorities said police were trying to arrest 29-year-old Jesse Beshaw on a warrant for several charges when he ran away.
Officers had reason to believe Beshaw was carrying a gun and when they caught up with him, he allegedly approached police with his hand behind his back.
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Investigators said Deputy Nicolas Palmier, 31, of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, opened fire, hitting Beshaw 6 times and grazing him a seventh time in the torso and head area.
The Chittenden County State's attorney and attorney general will review body camera footage to help determine if Palmier's actions were legally justified.