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Armed man dies after standoff with police in Belleville

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A man died after a standoff with police in Belleville Tuesday afternoon. Credit: KMOV A man died after a standoff with police in Belleville Tuesday afternoon. Credit: KMOV

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A SWAT team assisted police in Belleville during a standoff with an armed man on Tuesday.

Police said, Donald Martin, 39, a resident in the 620 block of South 20th Street became irritated and began firing off his shotgun after fireworks were set off in the neighborhood Tuesday.

Police say the resident fired shots at officers and officers fired back, but no officers were injured in the shooting. He was shot multiple times and was taken to a hospital where he later died.

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