Unarmed Pennsylvania Man Shot by U.S. Marshalls During Arrest: Police

Local police say a man wanted for violating his parole after leaving a halfway house last year was unarmed when he was shot as federal marshals went to arrest him at his girlfriend's home in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Uniontown police are investigating Monday's shooting of 30-year-old Casey McDonald.

A team of seven U.S. marshals from Pittsburgh went to arrest him. One was in a vehicle with another prisoner, four went into the home and two stayed outside.

Police say the four marshals inside the home heard a gunshot from a bedroom where they found McDonald with a shoulder wound. The marshals initially believed it was self-inflicted, but now police are investigating whether the shot was fired by one of the marshals outside the home as McDonald tried to climb out a window.

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