U.S. Marshal Killed, Officers Wounded During Harrisburg Shootout

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HARRISBURG -- A U.S. Marshal is dead, and two police officers are wounded after a shootout with a gunman Thursday morning in Harrisburg.

That deadly shooting happened around 6 a.m. while officers were serving an arrest warrant at a home on Mulberry Street in Harrisburg.

According to police, multiple officers were serving a warrant shortly after 6 a.m., to Shayla Pierce, 30, of HarrisburgĀ on charges of illegal firearm possession, that resulted in the use of force and gunfire.

Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse confirms that a U.S. Marshal was shot and killed. Two other officers were shot.

A York city police officer assigned to the U.S. Marshal's task force was shot and hurt during the incident and is recovering at the hospital. We are told his injuries are not life-threatening.

A Harrisburg police officer was hurt but returned fire and critically injured the gunman.

Police say the shooting suspect is not at large and there is no danger to the public at this time.

Harrisburg Police and the Dauphin County district attorney held a news conference Thursday morning.

"This was part of a U.S. Marshall's task force that was involved in a warrant service this morning that resulted in the use of force and gunfire. We're conducting a large-scale investigation with many agencies and I'm not able to give you more details than what I just told you," said Dauphin County District Attorney Francis Chardo.

Another news conference is scheduled for 2 p.m. in Harrisburg. More information about this deadly shooting is expected to be released at that time.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.


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