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Officer shot, suspect killed on Linden Place

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Michael Sifford, kneeling on his Linden Place front porch, recounts what he saw down the street.

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A neighbor, who requested to remain anonymous, watched the incident through this front window. "I was sleeping on the couch and I heard shots: 'boom. boom, boom,'" she said.

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A medical glove and spilled trash remain on the scene after a gunfight erupted on the front porch and yard of 225 Linden Place early Saturday.

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Linden Place is blocked off from traffic after Samuel T. Birch, 24, was shot and killed by Toledo police in the 200 block after shooting an officer in the leg.

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Linden Place resident Ashley Cook looks at the "mess" left in her front yard after police shot and killed her neighbor, Samuel T. Birch.

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Linden Place resident Ashley Cook has seen violence in her neighborhood before. These are bullet holes on her front porch from a separate drive-by shooting.

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A young neighbor boy sneaks a peak on the front porch of where Samuel T. Birch, 24, 225 Linden Place, was shot and killed by police. A pool of blood and broken glass remained.

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