Police-involved shooting following car chase in Delaware County

Officials are investigating a car chase that ended with a police-involved shooting late Tuesday morning.

According to Emily Harris from the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office, police were in pursuit of a suspect involved in drug activity. The chase began at 12th and Melrose Streets.

While fleeing from that scene, the individual drove into a gate at Chester SCI.

Police officers shot at the vehicle as it came towards them and the suspect was struck.

The pursuit continued as the suspect fled eastbound on 291, and ended in Ridley Township, where the suspect’s vehicle struck a Tinicum Township Police vehicle.

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