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LIVE: Rexburg Police news conference regarding officer-involved shooting

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REXBURG — The Rexburg Police Department is expected to share more information Friday about an officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier this week.

Police were called to the Brenchley Apartments on South 3rd West for an “unwanted person” Monday night. Assistant Police Chief Gary Hagen said officers made contact with a 50-year-old man. Shots were fired and the man died.

“It’s unclear what led up to the shots being fired,” Hagen said on Tuesday.

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The officers were not injured and have been placed on administrative leave.

Eastern Idaho Critical Incident Task Force is now investigating the incident. The multi-agency task force investigates officer-involved shootings in the region.

A news conference with Chief Shane Turman is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. You can watch it live in the player above. We will post a complete story later today.

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