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Suspect Shot, Killed During Police Foot Chase

Last updated on Thursday, December 11, 2008

(EVANSVILLE) - Evansville police fatally shot a murder suspect.

Police identify the suspect as 20-year-old Christopher Banister. He died at a hospital following Tuesday night's shooting.

Authorities say Banister was shot after a foot chase into an apartment complex. They say he fired shots at officers who were pursuing him.

Banister was labeled a suspect in the shooting death of 50-year-old Garry Gilmore of Evansville. The cab driver was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in his cab Tuesday afternoon. The cab was found with its engine running and still in gear.

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