Man Dead After Mexico Standoff, Car Chase

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 months ago

A man is dead after a standoff with police in Mexico Sunday night.

Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland says a man stole a pickup truck in Paris and then lead police on a chase to Mexico. He says State police tactical team members confirm the man was found dead in the pickup outside the Circle K convenience store on Main St.

McCausland says gunfire was exchanged between the man and a state trooper and a Mexico Police officer. The Attorney General’s office is investigating the incident since police were involved.

We’re told the name of the dead man will most likely be released Monday. ┬áThe section of Main St. where the standoff occurred will be closed Sunday night as the investigation is underway.

No Police officers were injured.


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