Police: Suspect Dead After Firing Shots At Officer In Bucks Co. - New York News

Police: Suspect Dead After Firing Shots At Officer In Bucks Co.

Posted: Updated:
Police investigate a shooting along Bustleton Avenue in Feasterville Thursday. Police investigate a shooting along Bustleton Avenue in Feasterville Thursday.
Evidence markers show the casing from a shotgun in an officer involved shooting Thursday. Evidence markers show the casing from a shotgun in an officer involved shooting Thursday.
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. -

Police in Northampton Township say a man is dead after shooting and killing a woman and then firing shots at an officer Thursday.

Police say the incident started in Feasterville along Bustleton Avenue, when a man shot and killed a woman. A 16-year-old girl was also shot in the hand but is expected to be okay, police said.

The woman was the man's ex-wife, according to police.

Investigators say the man then drove to Northampton, where an officer recognized his car and followed him. According to police, the man jumped out of the car and fired at the officer. Police say the officer was hit but is okay.

The officer returned fire, killing the man, police said.

FOX 29's Omari Fleming reports the officer was released from the hospital not long after the shooting.

The shooting happened around 5 p.m.

Stay with FOX 29 News and myfoxphilly.com for updates to this story.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • August 23, 2014

    Staten Island march traffic and transit advisory

    Staten Island march traffic and transit advisory

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:07:48 GMT
    The NYPD and the MTA have announced road and transit changes for Staten Island that will be in effect on Saturday, August 23, 2014, due to the scheduled rally in honor of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died during an arrest.
    The NYPD and the MTA have announced road and transit changes for Staten Island that will be in effect on Saturday, August 23, 2014, due to the scheduled rally in honor of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died during an arrest.
  • 1990 arson-murder rap tossed, Queens man is set free

    1990 arson-murder rap tossed, Queens man is set free

    A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars, following a judge's ruling that the case against him had been based on now-debunked arson science.
    A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars, following a judge's ruling that the case against him had been based on now-debunked arson science.
  • Sanitation men nearly throw away mayor's piano

    Sanitation men nearly throw away mayor's piano

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:39:56 GMT
    A piano donated by Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop nearly ended up pushing up daises in a landfill instead of making music in a pedestrian plaza. Fulop gave the upright so residents could play tunes in a pedestrian plaza that opened on Monday.
    A piano donated by Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop nearly ended up pushing up daises in a landfill instead of making music in a pedestrian plaza. Fulop gave the upright so residents could play tunes in a pedestrian plaza that opened on Monday.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices