A man who was wanted in connection to a shooting in Bucks County was shot and killed by police after he allegedly fired shots at the officers on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia, Wednesday afternoon.
Investigators said the 29-year-old man, who has not yet been identified, initially showed up to an apartment building in Middletown Township, Bucks County, where a woman and another man were fighting during some sort of domestic disturbance. The 29-year-old man then allegedly shot the other man before fleeing the scene.
Officers from five difference police departments then worked to track him down, leading to a chase through Northeast Philadelphia.
"We saw like 100 cop cars chasing this guy and they were trying to stop him," Jose Espada, a witness, told NBC10. "And he was going crazy."
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The chase ended on Whitaker Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard when the suspect crashed into two police squad cars, investigators said.
The suspect then got out of his car and allegedly fired a gun at officers as he ran toward a nearby gas station.
The officers returned fire and shot the man at least once. He was later pronounced dead. No officers were injured during the incident.
The man who police say was initially shot by the suspect in Bucks County remains hospitalized.
The suspect was not connected to the barricade situation in Bucks County in which the Yardley Police Chief was shot in the ear and hand.
Southbound lanes on Roosevelt Boulevard at Summerdale Avenue were closed temporarily due to the ongoing police activity. It later reopened at 7 p.m.