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Shots Fired at Police in Warwick

The suspect is fleeing on foot in the Warwick/Warminster area. He is wanted in connection to the murder of a woman in Buckingham Township and the shooting of a police officer in Doylestown.

A suspect that is and the shooting of a police officer in Doylestown has allegedly shot at another police officer in Warwick.

The suspect's car has been located in the parking lot of Giovanni's Pizza on York and Almshouse roads and reports say he is on foot in the Warwick/Warminster area.

At around 12:30 Sunday morning, reports came in of an officer shot in Doylestown, with a second officer who had glass blown into his eyes during the exchange of gunfire. Neither injuries are reported to be life-threatening.

Police officers were chasing a black Dodge pickup with Virginia license plates, wanted for an incident initially reported as being in Hi.

An occupant in the truck reportedly fired shots at police in the 100 block of W. Swamp Road. One of the officers was struck but was able to drive himself to Doylestown Hospital, according to emergency reports.

At around 1 a.m., reports came in of a juvenile dropped off at the emergency room at St. Luke's Hospital in Quakertown who told officials "grandmom went to heaven."

Officials investigating the child's story reportedly found a woman dead at a home in the 3400 block of Church School Road in Buckingham.

Emergency reports indicate police believe the woman may be related to the suspect they are seeking from the police shooting incident.

Bucks County's north/central SWAT team reportedly is being called out and will be staging from Doylestown Hospital.

Authorities also suspect the shooter killed a woman in Virginia, possibly his wife. They report he is armed with an assault rifle and handgun.

terri halczak August 28, 2011 at 06:56 PM
Any updates for the area. This is a little alarming. News networks are not covering this story. Locals need to know.
kelly boyle August 28, 2011 at 07:03 PM
Yes, any updates? The hurricane is the only thing being covered on the news
Sarah Larson August 28, 2011 at 07:10 PM
Terri and Kelly, here's the story as of today with lots of new information and ongoing updates. http://patch.com/A-l4nh
Terri Griffith Kohlenberg August 29, 2011 at 12:22 AM
I dont understand why we were not alerted to the fact that there was an armed maniac running around our back yards. My husband and i live on Stoney rd. None of the news channels were covering this story. I really do think this should have taken presidents over Irene!
ROBBIE August 29, 2011 at 05:09 PM
You need to sign-up for Bucks County Alerts at the Ready PA website, www.readynotifypa.org, and select Bucks County. Once you have signed up, they will send you text messages (if you select your cell phone), e-mails (if you select e-mail), and others. I have been signed up for a few years and while sometimes it can get annoying because of all the rain and potential flooding, it was good to know about what was happening in my own neighborhood.

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