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Latrobe Standoff
7/19/2013
 
 
 

A member of the Pennsylvania State Police Emergency Response Team was injured when a suspected robber opened fire on officers during a long standoff in Latrobe.  The State Police say the trooper was injured by a piece of facial gear that shattered when it was struck by a bullet.  The trooper is in stable condition following surgery.  His name has not been released.  That trooper and three others entered Scott Murphy's home with their guns drawn just before noon.  Murphy and the police fired shots back and forth.  The investigators confirmed that Murphy was killed during the exchange of gunfire.  The police believe Murphy robbed a pharmacy on Thursday.

 

  
 
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