A Pennsylvania State Police officer was shot dead Saturday in Juniata County, and another officer was also seriously injured in a shooting by the same suspect.
Pennsylvania State Police told Fox News Digital that the suspect “engaged” an officer and shot him dead in the Mifflintown borough around 12:45 p.m.
The suspect fled, and authorities later found him near Swamp Road and Baumgardner Drive in Juniata County.
A new shootout killed both the suspect and a state trooper.
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“Police officers engaged in a shootout with him. Both the shooter and the police officer were shot dead during this exchange,” Pennsylvania State Police said. said in a statement.
Although the incident has calmed down, police are urging nearby residents to avoid the area as the scene is still active. Reportedly poses no threat to civilians.
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Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro visited the hospital where the injured soldier was taken, police said.
Police plan to release the names of the suspects and the officers involved.
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