Deputy US marshal lifeless, two cops injured in Harrisburg capturing

Deputy US marshal lifeless, two cops injured in Harrisburg capturing

Deputy US marshal lifeless, two cops injured in Harrisburg capturing

Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill, 45, died after being shot while serving an arrest warrant in Harrisburg Thursday morning.

The York officer was taken to Hershey Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to York City police department. "Gunfire was returned and that male was killed", U.S. Attorney David Freed explained.

Mr. Hill was transported immediately to UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital, where he died.

Chardo said a large-scale investigation is underway involving multiple agencies, including the U.S. Marshal's Service, Pennsylvania State Police, and the FBI.

The victim took a picture of the car's license plate and police tracked the car's owner to the location of the call, 1837 Mulberry St., but police could not track the owner down, the court records say.

According to NBC, a large police presence remained on the scene three hours later, but Chardo said there is no current danger to any residents in the Harrisburg area.


Law enforcement officials say there were two children, ages 9 and 13, in the home at the time of the incident.

Two other officers were hit by bullets.

Federal authorities planned an afternoon news conference to provide more details.

'I extend my sincerest condolences to the family of the slain US Marshal, to his colleagues and to all law enforcement officers who risk their lives each day to protect and to serve our city and our nation'.

Little data was released at the morning news meeting, but Chardo affirmed there were shots discharged at a Harrisburg home around 6:10 a.m. Neighbors also disclosed to WHTM they heard dozens of shots discharged. The conditions of the officers are not known.

A York, Pennsylvania, detective assigned to that task force was shot and injured, York Police said.

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