Update 1: Pennsylvania State Police held a joint press conference with the Berks County District Attorney’s Office Friday to discuss details of the officer-involved shooting. Read more: Suspect in NJ double homicide fatally shot by officers after pursuit in Wyomissing
Original post: An investigation is underway after officers shot and killed a man suspected of murder Thursday night following a brief car chase. The incident took place around 9pm in the 900 block of Spring Street, Berkshire Heights section of Wyomissing.
Authorities on-scene said the driver was a known homicide suspect wanted out of New Jersey and Philadelphia.
The car chase ended in the backyard of a house on Spring Street in Wyomissing. That is where police shot and killed the suspect.
The details of the officer-involved shooting were not immediately available as authorities said the investigation is still in its initial phase.
A portion of Spring Street is closed for the investigation.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.