ALLENTOWN, Pa. (CBS/AP) — Police say an officer shot and killed a suspect who fled after a robbery at a pharmacy in Lehigh County in which a clerk was shot and wounded.
Allentown police said the suspect fled in a white pickup truck after robbing the Whitehall Pharmacy early Sunday morning. Allentown officers tried to stop the pickup, but the driver fled and rammed two police cars.READ MORE: Pete Rose Dismisses Sexual Misconduct Questions At Phillies' Alumni Weekend: 'It Was 55 Years Ago, Babe'
Police eventually stopped the truck and were trying to arrest the suspect when they said he pointed his gun at officers, who fired. The suspect was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital.Man Shot In Hunting Park Section Of Philadelphia
Police are investigating along with the Lehigh County homicide task force, district attorney’s office and coroner’s office.
The pharmacy clerk was reported in serious condition awaiting surgery. One officer had a minor injury after his car was rammed.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Week Starts With Muggy Conditions Before Cold Front Arrives
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