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Justin McIntire A Pennsylvania police chief has been fatally shot and another wounded after a shooting in Brackenridge. Authorities responded to the incident around 4:00 p.m. m. on Monday, January 2, near 6th Avenue and Morgan Street in Allegheny County. In the tragic shooting, suspect Aaron Lamont Swan, 28, of Duquesne shot Brackenridge Police Chief Justin McIntire, and another unidentified officer was wounded.
Aaron Lamont Swan, 28, was wanted on a weapons-related probation violation when police attacked him during a traffic stop and he allegedly fled the scene. In a foot chase, officers chased Aaron Lamont Swan through various neighborhoods for several hours before two shootings occurred. One shooting occurred in the 800 block of Third Street and another on Brackenridge Avenue. Officers were shot in both incidents, and Brackenridge Police Chief McIntire was shot in the head and died at the scene, FOX News reports. Another surviving officer was shot in the leg and taken to a local hospital; his condition is currently stable.
Justin McIntire’s age is unknown.
Pennsylvania Police Chief Dies after Being Shot Dead
After the altercation, Aaron Lamont Swan allegedly stole a vehicle and fled from Brackenridge. Police issued a “watch out” alert for the suspect’s stolen vehicle, a silver 2014 Subaru Legacy with a Pennsylvania license plate GMA8620, according to CBS. Authorities reported that the people who were abducted by the 28-year-old were not injured in the incident. Multiple sources confirmed that shooter Aaron Lamont Swan was killed in a shootout with police during a chase in the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Details about the shooting that killed him have not been released.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro called the death of Justin McIntire a “devastating reminder of the bravery of those who risk their lives every day to protect us.”
“Police Chief Justin McIntire ran into danger to keep Pennsylvanians safe, and made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the community,” he tweeted. Justin McIntire was sworn in as chief in 2018 after rising through the ranks of patrol officer and sergeant. About four years later, Justin McIntire was killed on duty in downtown Brackenridge.