Homicide suspect shot, killed by police in Wyomissing following police chase

Update 2: Officers justified in fatal shooting of suspect after police chase in Wyomissing, DA says

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

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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.

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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.

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