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 December 28th, 2012  
Sheriff Ken Mascara releases update on the condition of suspect involved in the Officer involved shooting
Sheriff Ken Mascara announced today that John Austgen Jr. has succumbed to his injuries on December 26, 2012.

Austgen, 47, of Fort Pierce, led Sheriff’s Deputies and Fort Pierce Police Officers on a pursuit on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012, that ended with Austgen being shot by Deputies / Officers as he attempted to run them over with his vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.

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