By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MELCROFT, Pa. (KDKA) — A man was shot and killed after he allegedly came out with a gun raised at state troopers during an hours-long standoff in the area of Indian Creek Valley Road in Fayette County Tuesday.READ MORE: Just Hanging Out: Butler County Man Twice Catches Bear On Camera In His Yard
NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene around noon Tuesday. Several state police cruisers and a SWAT vehicle could be seen on scene.
KDKA’s Ross Guidotti reports from the scene that the incident started as a domestic dispute, according to authorities.
Authorities on the scene say the suspect fired shots through the door at state troopers, but no one was injured. The troopers were struck by debris, but they were able to take cover behind their cruiser.
Around 4 p.m., police say the suspect walked out with a gun pointed at troopers, who opened fire on the suspect, killing him.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ending Extended Jobless Benefits, Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
Suspect in FAYETTE county stand off is dead. State police say the suspect allegedly came out of the home pointed at troopers. More details coming up on KDKA
— Ross Guidotti (@RossGuidotti) April 13, 2021
The name of the suspect has yet to be released. As is procedure, an investigation into the incident is underway by state police.MORE NEWS: Hundreds March Through Pittsburgh In Solidarity With Palestine
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