One dead after officer-involved shooting in Lawrence County

Sources tell Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 the shooting was fatal.

While police followed the vehicle, the driver began firing shots through the back windshield of his own car into the police car.

Officials said there was a short pursuit, followed by an exchange of gunfire.

The suspect was shot and later pronounced dead at the hospital. Officials said two Pennsylvania State Police officers and a New Wilmington police officer were involved in the shooting.

Officials said the suspect had ammunition “mainly used to penetrate body armor” and multiple weapons with high-capacity rounds.

The suspect’s identity has not yet been released.

Source: One dead after officer-involved shooting in Lawrence County