Para aprender mais sobre os Tempos Verbais baixe agora o: Guia Grátis de Tempos Verbais em Inglês.
Ele contém um resumo bem estruturado para revisar os conceitos que você aprendeu na escola.
Also: The criminal/thief/robber etc was hit and died on spot. The criminal got a shot and died. (as opposite of dead on arrival (D.O.A.), for instance.) The criminal was shot and killed. The criminal was shot and died of his wounds.