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Procession for a McKeesport police officer Sean Leonard Sluganski who killed in a line of duty

Prayers To The McKeesport Police Officer Chuck Thomas And His Family In Critical Condition Fighting For His Life, And Condolences And Prayers To The Family Of The McKeesport Police Officer Sean Leonard Sluganski Who Was Pronounced Deceased.

Procession for a McKeesport police officer Sean Leonard Sluganski who died in a shooting today at Grandview Avenue. The procession is from UPMC McKeesport Hospital to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office in Pittsburgh.

The Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit responded to a request for assistance in McKeesport for an officer-involved shooting.

At 12:11 p.m. today, McKeesport Police Department officers were dispatched to a domestic-related disturbance call in the 1400 block of Wilson Street. When officers arrived, they learned that the subject had been acting aggressively to family members.

The subject walked away before officers could speak with him. A family member warned officers that he may be armed. The subject walked up to Grandview Avenue and officers encountered him in the 1300 block of Grandview Avenue.

He suddenly produced a handgun and shot the two McKeesport officers. One officer was transported to UPMC McKeesport where he was pronounced deceased. The second officer Chuck Thomas was flow to a Pittsburgh area trauma center where he is listed in stable condition.

The subject continued on foot around the corner where he encountered a third McKeesport officer at the intersection of Versailles Ave at Patterson Street. The subject again produced a handgun and fired at the third officer. The officer and the subject exchanged gunfire, during which the subject was wounded and was able to be taken into custody. The subject was transported to a Pittsburgh area trauma center where he is currently listed in stable condition.

The Allegheny County Police Department is currently working with the District Attorney’s office to prepare the criminal complaint to charge the suspect.

The Allegheny County Police Department, the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, and the Pennsylvania State Police will be providing coverage for the City of McKeesport during this time.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police tip line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477); callers can remain anonymous. The department can also be reached via its social media sites.

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