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Many shots fired in police chase, prosecutor says

Tally part of probe after suspect died

A “significant number” of bullets and shotgun rounds were exchanged between police and an armed robbery suspect during a multitown police chase that ended with the accused robber being fatally wounded in East Bridgewater on Monday, a top prosecutor said Tuesday.

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe is overseeing the investigation into the use of force that resulted in the death of Jeffrey P. Watts, a 46-year-old Brockton man.

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