CHESTER COUNTY (WTXF) - Pennsylvania State Police have arrested a man after a routine traffic stop took a deadly turn in Chester County on Friday morning.
Officials say that around 1:00 a.m. Jeremy Oatman, 42, was pulled over for a taillight violation. During the stop, Oatman took off in his van while officers were still at the side of the vehicle.
Oatman led police on a high-speed chase, during which Oatman allegedly pointed a pistol at the troopers.
Police say the van came to a stop after it hit an embankment outside a CVS in West Nottingham.
Oatman then jumped out of the van and pointed a pistol at Troopers again. This time officers fired at Oatman and struck him multiple times, per officals.
According to authorities, after Oatman was brought into custody and given medical treatment it was discovered that the pistol he brandished was actually a realistic BB gun.
Oatman was taken to an area hospital, and is currently listed in stable condition.
Police say Oatman faces multiple charges including aggravated assault, simple assault, fleeing and eluding.