Inspector General of Police killed, another officer injured; The suspect was shot and killed

Brackenridge Police Chief Justin McIntyre was shot and killed Monday by a suspect wanted on a probation violation. A Tarrant officer was also shot and killed in Brackenridge following an hours-long manhunt across Allegheny County. A suspect in a double shooting was shot and killed by Pittsburgh police near the intersection of Brushton Avenue and Mohler Street in Allegheny County around 7 p.m. Police Superintendent Christopher Kearns said at a briefing Monday evening. Around 2 p.m., police encountered a wanted suspect in the Brackenridge-Tarrentham area, Kearns said at an earlier conference. Police chased the suspect in the area for several hours. Around 4:15 p.m., a Brackenridge officer encountered the suspect in the 800 block of Third Street. The beating was followed by two shootings — one that the suspect encountered on Third Street and the other several blocks away on Brackenridge Avenue, Kearns said. McIntire was shot and died at the scene. Another officer suffered a leg injury and was taken to a local hospital. The second officer is in stable condition. Allegheny County Dispatch reports that first responders were initially in the area of ​​Brackenridge Avenue and Morgan Street near Tomson Scrap Metal. Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 encountered a SWAT team in the area of ​​Prospect Street and 6th Avenue. Kearns said police are looking for Aaron Lamont Swann, 28, of Duquesne in connection with the shooting. Following the shooting, Swann fled in a stolen car on Pacific Avenue, Kearns said. According to Kearns, the suspect and the stolen vehicle were located in the Lincoln-Leamington neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The police found the car and tried to stop it. Swan crashed the car and got out and ran into a nearby wooded area. The suspect allegedly fired a shot at officers as he attempted to flee the wooded area. Officers returned fire, striking Swann, who died of his injuries at the scene. A Pittsburgh officer suffered minor injuries. Five guns believed to have been used by Swann in the incident have been recovered. Four were recovered in Brackenridge and one in Homewood-Brushton. Several roads in Brackenridge were closed in response. Several nearby departments have also dispatched police units. Kearns says Allegheny County police are still actively investigating.

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Brackenridge Police Chief Justin McIntyre was shot and killed Monday by a suspect wanted on a probation violation. A Tarentum officer was also shot and wounded in Brackenridge following an hours-long manhunt across Allegheny County.

The suspect was shot and killed in a double shooting by Pittsburgh police near the intersection of Brushton Avenue and Mohler Street around 7 p.m., Allegheny County Police Superintendent Christopher Kearns said at a news conference Monday evening.

Around 2 p.m., police encountered the wanted suspect in the Brackenridge-Tarentum area, Kearns said at an earlier conference. Police chased the suspect in the area for several hours. Around 4:15 p.m., a Brackenridge officer encountered the suspect in the 800 block of Third Street.

The foot chase was followed by two shootings — one the suspect encountered on Third Street and the other several blocks away on Brackenridge Avenue, Kearns said. McIntire was shot and died at the scene. Another officer suffered a leg injury and was taken to a local hospital. The second officer is in stable condition.

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Allegheny County Dispatch reports that first responders were initially in the area of ​​Brackenridge Avenue and Morgan Street near Tomson Scrap Metal. Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 encountered a SWAT team in the area of ​​Prospect Street and 6th Avenue.

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Kearns said police are looking for Aaron Lamont Swann, 28, of Duquesne in connection with the shooting.

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Following the shooting, Swann fled in a stolen car on Pacific Avenue, Kearns said. According to Kearns, the suspect and the stolen vehicle were located in the Lincoln-Leamington neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The police found the car and tried to stop it. Swan crashed the car and got out and ran into a nearby wooded area.

The suspect allegedly fired a shot at officers as he attempted to flee the wooded area. Officers returned fire, striking Swann, who died of his injuries at the scene.

A Pittsburgh officer suffered minor injuries during the incident.

A total of five guns believed to have been used by Swann in the incident have been recovered, police said. Four were recovered in Brackenridge and one in Homewood-Brushton.

Several roads in Brackenridge were closed in response. Several nearby departments have also dispatched police units.

Kearns says Allegheny County police are still actively investigating.

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