New Jersey Cop Barricades Self in Pa. Home, Shoots at Police
Police identified the man as a Clifton Township, N.J police officer
Authorities say a New Jersey police officer has fired upon officers and is barricaded inside a suburban Philadelphia home.
Police have identified the man as Richard Klementovich, a Clifton Township, N.J., police officer.
Officers in Bucks County were called to the Doylestown Township home after a neighbor reported some kind of disturbance shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday.
A county emergency official says shots were fired as the officers arrived at the residence.
Pennridge Regional police chief Dave Mettin says one officer has been injured by metal shrapnel. There was no immediate word on the extent of the injury.
A police SWAT team was called to the scene and officers were warning other residents to stay in their homes.
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Published at 6:27 PM EST on Jun 17, 2012
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