WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man who opened fire on police detectives in western Pennsylvania is in custody.
Allegheny County Police say the shooting unfolded Thursday night when detectived assigned to the Violent Crime and Firearms Squad observed Matthew Diggs walking in Wilmerding and believed he was armed. Police say Diggs opened fire when two officers tried to speak with him, striking their police vehicle.
The officers returned fire as Diggs fled. No one was injured. The 20-year-old was apprehended and is being charged with criminal attempt homicide, aggravated assault, aggravated assault on a police officer and a firearm violation.