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Pennsylvania Police Officer Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

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    Pennsylvania Police Officer Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop
    Jacob Tierney and Mary Ann Thomas
    NEW KENSINGTON, Pennsylvania -- A police officer was shot and killed Friday night during a traffic stop in New Kensington.

    Acting as a spokesman for New Kensington police, Lower Burrell Chief Tim Weitzel confirmed the officer's death. He declined to name the man and the police department he worked for.

    The officer was shot in the chest during a traffic stop, according to emergency radio transmissions.

    Numerous first responders were sent to the scene in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue at about 8:10 p.m., according to Westmoreland County 911.

    In a series of alerts, police instructed other departments to look for a tan, medium to small-sized SUV, possibly an older model Jeep, "involved...

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