Officers were called to Louis and Everett streets around 1:30 Saturday morning, after receiving reports of a man with a gun.
Investigators say when officers arrived the man pointed the gun at them.
A short time later, shots were fired by multiple officers and troopers.
The suspect, identified as 23-year old Jeffery Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene, and the gun was later recovered. The state Attorney General's office is investigating the shooting.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.