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BROOKPORT, Ill. (AP) _ Authorities say a man shot and killed by an Illinois State Police trooper was wanted in Tennessee for a probation violation.

Illinois State Police identified the man late Sunday as 36-year-old Donny Max Daugherty of Clifton, Tennessee. His probation violation was tied to a charge of possession of a weapon and an aggravated assault warrant through the Nashville Police Department. Authorities say Daugherty was known to be violent.

He was shot and killed Saturday morning as troopers assisted local law enforcement in Massac County in the search for an armed suspect near the southern Illinois city of Metropolis, on the Ohio River about 150 miles from Nashville.

Authorities have connected Daugherty with an incident Friday, when an armed suspect assaulted a Metropolis resident and fled pursued by local police.