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(WBIR-Harlan Co., KY) Kentucky State Police said a stand-off that lasted for several hours ended with troopers using deadly force against a man accused of an armed robbery in Harlan County.

Frida,y KSP responded to the Dollar General Store in the Coldiron community. KSP said the suspect, identified as Neil Saylor, had brandished a hand gun and demanded money.

Officials said when troopers found Saylor, he was armed with a gun and refused to drop the weapon, prompting a stand-off.

KSP said Saylor became aggressive toward troopers, who then used deadly force.

A KSP Shoot Team is investigating the incident. The state medical examiner's office in Frankfort is performing an autopsy.

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