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A suspect in Lorain who was being served a warrant by U.S. Marshalls was shot and killed.

The shooting took place Thursday morning just after 8 a.m.

At a home near the corner of West 21 Street and Beech Avenue, Lorain police confirmed that a local resident attacked the officers with a baseball bat.

FOX 8 initially reported the story.

From FOX 8:

There, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force were serving a warrant for a Lorain resident, he said.

“There was apparently a struggle, there was some resistance and force used and there was an officer-involved shooting that occurred this morning,” he said.

Brian Fitzgibbon, chief deputy of the Marshals’ Cleveland office, said the suspect — who has not been identified — was wanted on a violent offense and had “a history of violence.”

To read the entire FOX 8 report CLICK HERE.

Lorain police went on to confirm that the suspect struck at least two of the officers, though their injuries aren’t life-threatening.

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