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Homicide suspect killed in officer-involved shooting

(Source: Portland PD) (Source: Portland PD)
PORTLAND, TN (WSMV) -

The Portland Police Department confirmed Friday night that homicide suspect Jason D. Whittemore, 39, was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Allen County, Kentucky.

Whittemore attempted to enter several homes in Allen County. When officers from the Allen County Sheriff's Office responded, Whittemore brandished a weapon, and the officers fired at Whittemore, killing him.

The Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting.

Whittemore was wanted for the murder of Miranda Whittemore, 33, of Portland, Tennessee. She was found deceased in her home on January 11. 

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