GIRARD, Pa. (AP) – The shooting death of an Ohio man following what state police are calling a “brief encounter” with troopers in northwestern Pennsylvania has been ruled a homicide.READ MORE: Woman Hospitalized After Shooting In The Hill District
State police in Erie County say troopers responded to a report of a suspicious person in Girard Township just after 5 p.m. Thursday and encountered 36-year-old Matthew Orrenmaa of Conneaut, Ohio.READ MORE: Federal Unemployment Benefits Ending Early In Many States
Police say one of the troopers fired, hitting Orrenmaa in the trunk and killing him. Coroner Lyell Cook ruled the death a homicide.
Police haven’t provided more details about the encounter between Orrenmaa and the troopers, who are on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of probes by police and the district attorney.MORE NEWS: Steelers Will Not Hold Training Camp At Saint Vincent College This Year
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