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Teen killed in officer-involved shooting

PENSACOLA - A 17 year-old boy is dead and a Pensacola Police officer is on paid administrative leave after an officer involved shooting.   
It happened at the end of a high-speed police chase around 5:30 this morning.

The teen, William Goodman, was shot at the intersection of Bayfront Parkway and 17th Avenue.
Goodman had been facing charges stemming from a deadly crash in Santa Rosa County earlier this year.

Channel Three's Joe Douglass has the latest on the investigation.
      
Officers say William Goodman had been recklessly driving a corvette in this area at speeds nearing 100 miles per hour before they finally caught up with him at this intersection.

In front of a stop light on 17th Avenue, officers managed to block the car in, but they say Goodman then started ramming their vehicles.
At one point they say he ran over Sergeant Steve Bauer's right leg.
Officer Chad Willhite then opened fire, hitting Goodman and apparently shattering the corvette's driver's side window.

Kyle Ross, Reporter, NewsRadio 1620: "This was quite the, uh, quite the scene."
   
Kyle Ross, a reporter for news-radio 1620, happened to be driving by just after the shooting on his way into work.

Kyle Ross, Reporter, NewsRadio 1620: "I was able to see one person on the ground. I could not tell if he was being treated or handcuffed."
   
Goodman was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later.
The teen had already been in trouble with the law over a deadly accident in March.
Authorities say Goodman was driving a Mitsubishi Eclipse that hit and killed 66-year-old, Michael Labelle, and injured his daughter as they were walking near Gulf Breeze.

Michelle LaBelle, Father Killed, August: "We heard a squeal of tires and then that's when we got hit from behind."
   
Goodman was charged with reckless driving and vehicular homicide in that crash and was due in court next month.
After today's shooting police released a statement saying a handwritten note from Goodman to his parents was found at his home.
They would not elaborate as to what the note said.

Sergeant Steve Bauer, the officer whose leg was run over, was treated and released from the hospital.
Officer Willhite remains on paid administrative leave, which is customary in any officer involved shooting.
In Pensacola, Joe Douglass, Channel Three News.