Pennsylvania police officer shot dead in Allegheny County, suspect

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (WHTM) – A police officer was shot Monday night in Brackenridge, Allegheny County, and the suspect was reportedly killed by police.

Duquesne’s 28-year-old Aaron Lamont Swann Jr. was caught in multiple police pursuits over the course of two days for a weapons probation violation, according to Allegheny County police officials.

Police said there was a traffic stop Monday where officers identified Swann Jr. and he was able to escape officers.

Police later located Swann Jr. around 2 p.m. Monday, but lost contact with him again. Around 4:00 p.m., officers located him again, and two shots occurred at him at a distance from each other.

Two officers were shot during the shooting, one fatally with a gunshot wound to the head. The second officer received a gunshot wound to his leg, but is in stable condition.

Police did not confirm which department the officer was a member of.

Suwan Jr. then carjacked a 2014 Subaru Legacy with license plate GMA 8620, police said.

according to WPXIciting multiple sources, Swan Jr. died after being shot by police following a chase in the city of Pittsburgh.

Residents of the area had been told to stay indoors as the search for Swann Jr. took several hours. Pennsylvania police officer shot dead in Allegheny County, suspect

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