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Lincoln Man Dies From Beatrice Police Bullet

A Lincoln man shot by a Beatrice police officer in a confrontation following a high-speed chase has died. Beatrice Police Chief Bruce Lang says that 35-year-old Bradley Allen died Tuesday afternoon – nearly three days after the Saturday night shooting.

Lang said Allen led officers on a high-speed chase in Gage County that exceeded 100 mph at times. Allen eventually fled the vehicle on foot and was later confronted by a Beatrice officer. The officer said Allen yelled that he had a gun, then reached into his waistband. leading the officer to shoot Allen several times. Police had said Monday that Allen was in critical but stable condition following surgery.

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