A man who was shot by police during a standoff last month in Doylestown Township, Pennsylvania, has died from his injuries.
On Feb. 20 at 8:12 p.m., police were called to a home on the unit block of Carriage Drive for a report of an armed man who was upset and damaging property. When police arrived they found 61-year-old Thomas Zeller barricaded inside a home, leading to a standoff.
Investigators said Zeller was shot by police while they were trying to negotiate his surrender though they did not reveal details regarding what led to the shooting.
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During the incident, bullet holes dotted surrounding homes, with at least one window being blown out. A handgun could be seen on the ground.
Zeller was taken to the hospital in serious condition. On Sunday, more than a week later, Zeller was pronounced dead at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health.
The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office is scheduled to perform an autopsy Monday morning. The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office is investigating the shooting.