You have permission to edit this article.
Edit

No one injured in Western PA police shooting

  • 0
generic-police-lights-night

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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Live Titan Radio Stream