Kent police fatally shoot man after car chase

Kent police fatally shot a man after a vehicle chase early Saturday, the department announced in a news release.

The shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. near the intersection of 99th Avenue and South 244th Street.

A 20-year-old Auburn man died at the scene despite police and medics’ efforts to save him, the release stated.

The Des Moines Police Department is the lead agency investigating the shooting.

Kenny Ocker: 253-597-8627, @KennyOcker