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Martinsburg Borough Police Department Officer Involved Shooting Wednesday Evening

Officer discharged firearm after being threatened


February 20, 2020

A suspect is in the hospital following a police officer-involved shooting outside of Martinsburg on Wednesday evening.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, Hollidaysburg, on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at approximately 6 p.m. a Martinsburg Borough police officer observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation. The officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the operator of the vehicle failed to stop. As a result, a brief pursuit ensued.

The fleeing vehicle crashed in the 2500 block of Cove Mountain Road, North Woodbury Township. Following the crash, the two occupants of the vehicle attempt...

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