Altoona Police Shooting


the shots-fired call in altoona about 4:30 this morning involved a city police officer.


police say the officer encountered a male suspect in the alley between 4th and 3rd streets. he fired one round into the suspect’s upper body and the injury did not appear to be life-threatening.


the officer was not injured.


state police from the lewistown barracks have been called in to assist in the investigation.


more details will be released later.