UPDATE: Not Army veteran but Navy SEAL
Police Wound Standoff Suspect Barricaded In Churchill Home
By Amy Wadas
February 14, 2018
CHURCHILL (KDKA) — A man is in the hospital following a lengthy standoff and officer-involved shooting in Churchill Wednesday evening.
Police, SWAT Team Surround Army Veteran’s Home In Churchill
February 14, 2018 at 6:32 pm
CHURCHILL (KDKA) — Police and the SWAT team have surrounded the home of an Army veteran in Churchill.
The incident began around 4:15 p.m. at a home in the 2200 block of Harmain Road.
Officials were reportedly called to the scene by neighbors who claim the man was fighting with his wife. He then refused to come out of the home.
There are numerous police agencies on the scene.
PennDOT was forced to shut down the Parkway East in both directions near the Greensburg Pike exit as a result of the standoff. The highway was closed from Wilkinsburg to Churchill, but has since reopened.
Traffic was expected to be backed up for a while as a result.
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.