MARTINS CREEK, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says state police shot and killed a person in an eastern Pennsylvania home.
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said troopers were called to the Lower Mount Bethel Township home by a resident Saturday morning.READ MORE: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
Morganelli said “there was some type of threat made toward police that they felt they had to use force.” He said at least one of the officers fired, killing the person.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
Morganelli said he believes the person shot was male, but no further information was immediately released.
Numerous state police vehicles were at the home into the afternoon Saturday, but officials didn’t speak to reporters at the scene. State police declined immediate comment and the county coroner didn’t immediately return a message seeking comment.MORE NEWS: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
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