BELLEVILLE, ILL. (KMOX) – Authorities say Belleville police fatally shot a man who fired at them after he apparently became agitated.

The shooting happened Tuesday afternoon in Belleville. Police say 39-year-old Donald Martin fired at officers several times and made suicidal comments before police shot him.

The St. Clair County coroner’s office says he was pronounced dead at a hospital. State police are investigating.

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