POTTSTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — An investigation is underway after a police-involved shooting leaves a man dead in Montgomery County, officials say. This unfolded along the 300 block of West King Street in Pottstown, just after 8:20 p.m. Friday.
According to officials, three separate 911 calls were made with reports of yelling and screaming coming from a neighbor’s home.READ MORE: 'This Is Not Just Any Usual Recovery': Economist Explains Rash Of Price Hikes, Product Shortages
After arriving at the scene, officials say responding officers found 31-year-old Jonathan Lee Adams inside of the home armed with a handgun.
He was commanded to drop the gun several times before they began firing at the officers.READ MORE: At Least 1 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Outdoor Dining Area In Northern Liberties
Officers returned fire, striking the Adams.
He was then transported to Pottstown Hospital and was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, State Officials To Provide COVID-19 Update
Per Pottstown Police Department operating procedures, the officers will be placed on paid administrative leave pending the investigation.