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Ohio police shootout caught on tape; Suspect armed with AK-47

Saturday, May 04, 2013

A routine traffic stop in Middlefield, Ohio turned into a life or death shootout between police and a suspect armed with an AK-47. The dramatic gun battle was caught on tape.

The dash-cam video shows the driver swinging his door open and firing numerous rounds at police with an AK-47. The bullets pierced the squad car's windshield.

The gunman is then heard screaming "Kill me! Kill me!"

Officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

One of the officers was shot in the hand and the other was hit in the leg.

It's unclear why the man opened fire but police found numerous weapons and explosives in the suspect's car.

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