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Villa Rica Man Killed After Shootout With Police

A Villa Rica Man is shot and killed by police in Panama City Beach, Florida. Authorities say shots were fired at the suspect after he "got hostile."

Multiple media outlets ( http://www.newsherald.com/news/20170316/pcb-police-reveal-name-hometown-of-shooting-victim, http://www.wctv.tv/content/news/Man-fatally-shot-during-confrontation-with-police-416284203.htmlhttp://www.mypanhandle.com/news/suspect-identified-in-officer-involved-shooting/673027096 ) are reporting that 43-year old Shawn Anthony Dumitras has an active warrant from the U.S. Marshals and that the shooting victim has an extensive criminal history which includes drug trafficking and firearm offenses.

police say they had exchanged gunfire with Dumitras outside an apartment complex and then again outside a grocery store.

Witnesses to the shooting say Dumitras had attempted to break into a home. An officer shot Dumitras before he could enter the residence. He died at the scene.

No officers were harmed.

Dumitras was a husband and father to a young girl, according a social media account of his.