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Man dies after being shot by police during arrest

The deadly shooting happened at a service station near Hazleton Wednesday afternoon.

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — A man is dead after being shot by police during an arrest in Luzerne County.

Police say it happened in Hazle Township at the 22nd Street Auto Sales Center just before 1 p.m. Wednesday.

According to a release from state police, members of the U.S. Marshals Service attempted to arrest Jordan Urenovitch, 23, of Hazle Township. Urenovitch was wanted for gun and drug charges. 

Authorities said Urenovitch pulled out a gun and fired it. An officer fired back and hit him.

Urenovitch was taken to a hospital where he died. The coroner said his death was the result of gunshot wounds.

State police and the Luzerne County district attorney's office are heading the investigation.

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