North Huntingdon shooting investigation on Route 30

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The Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office said state police are investigating a shooting in North Huntingdon on Tuesday afternoon. The county coroner is also involved in the investigation.A statement from the district attorney’s office said, “Cause and manner of death will be determined pending autopsy results.” The statement did not identify who was killed but said, “No officers were injured as a result of this incident.”Watch the breaking news report from North Huntingdon in the video above.”State and county investigators were called in to investigate near the vicinity of the Huntingdon Inn Motel on Route 30 and Carpenter Lane on Tuesday afternoon following the officer-involved shooting,” according to the statement from District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli’s office. “The scene and investigation, itself, remains active, however, there is no threat to the community or public at large.”Investigators have not released information about the incident or how it began.”As you can see, the crime scene is still going on. This is still a fresh investigation, being we haven’t gathered all of those details yet,” state police Trooper Tristan Tappe said at an afternoon news briefing.When asked if shots had been fired at law enforcement, Tappe said, “We cannot confirm those details at this time.”Jason Safar, a witness, told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4, “We heard the sound of what might be flashbangs or gas grenades, so we stepped outside. That seemed to be the beginning of the incident. From there, we saw the officers running around, weapons drawn.” He added, “It appeared that the suspect had ran around back into the fields next door.”This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.

The Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office said state police are investigating a shooting in North Huntingdon on Tuesday afternoon. The county coroner is also involved in the investigation.

A statement from the district attorney’s office said, “Cause and manner of death will be determined pending autopsy results.” The statement did not identify who was killed but said, “No officers were injured as a result of this incident.”

Watch the breaking news report from North Huntingdon in the video above.

“State and county investigators were called in to investigate near the vicinity of the Huntingdon Inn Motel on Route 30 and Carpenter Lane on Tuesday afternoon following the officer-involved shooting,” according to the statement from District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli’s office. “The scene and investigation, itself, remains active, however, there is no threat to the community or public at large.”

Investigators have not released information about the incident or how it began.

“As you can see, the crime scene is still going on. This is still a fresh investigation, being we haven’t gathered all of those details yet,” state police Trooper Tristan Tappe said at an afternoon news briefing.

When asked if shots had been fired at law enforcement, Tappe said, “We cannot confirm those details at this time.”

Jason Safar, a witness, told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4, “We heard the sound of what might be flashbangs or gas grenades, so we stepped outside. That seemed to be the beginning of the incident. From there, we saw the officers running around, weapons drawn.” He added, “It appeared that the suspect had ran around back into the fields next door.”

This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.

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