A St. Charles, Missouri, man is dead after a confrontation with police in Granite City earlier this morning.  Illinois State Police have been called in to assist in the investigation of the officer involved shooting that took place at a convenience store in the 3200 block of Edwardsville Road around 4:15am today.

Authorities say Granite City Police were called to the business to investigate an ongoing incident and when they arrived found a male who was armed.  Police shot and killed the man, but so far no other details about the incident have been released.  No officers were injured. 


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