According to officials, a guy opened fire on the officers as they were responding to a domestic dispute in McKeesport.
Two police officers were shot in McKeesport while responding to a domestic dispute, and sadly, one of them died from his injuries. It is unknown what condition the suspect is in.
Chuck Thomas, a second McKeesport police officer, suffered leg and face wounds. At the hospital, he is in critical condition.
The 1300 block of Grandview Avenue is where this incident took place.
The Mayor’s Office of the City of McKeesport released the following statement:
The City of McKeesport is mourning the loss of a police officer who was killed in the course of duty. One of our officers was shot and killed while responding to a domestic incident complaint, and another was badly hurt.
Please respect the privacy of these officers’ families and the McKeesport Police Department at this awful and traumatic period.
The McKeesport Area School District’s Facebook page reports that all of the district’s schools and buildings are currently under lockdown due to local police activity.