ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — An investigation is underway after a police-involved shooting leaves a man dead in Montgomery County.
According to the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, officers from the Abington Township Police Department were dispatched to a home along the 800 block of Jenkintown Road shortly after 2 p.m. on Sunday for reports of a “domestic situation that involved a stabbing.”READ MORE: 'A Game Changer': CDC Recommends Johnson & Johnson's 1-Dose COVID Vaccine, Paving Way For Distribution To Begin
Abington police say when responding officers arrived to the scene they used forced entry to gain access to the home.
Investigators say officers encountered a male suspect, who lived at the residence, in the basement of the home.READ MORE: Irv Cross, Former Eagles Star DB And Pioneer Black Analyst, Dies At 81
The suspect refused to comply and an officer discharged his weapon striking the suspect, according to Abington police.
On Monday, the DA’s office said the suspect was pronounced dead on the scene.
A semi-automatic weapon was recovered in proximity to the suspect, according to the DA’s office.MORE NEWS: COVID In Philadelphia: City Easing More Restrictions Monday On Road To Recovery
Officials say no officers were injured following the incident, but the identities of the suspect and the officer involved will not be released at this time.