Soldiers shoot 3 at Union City roadblock

UNION CITY – State Police soldiers shot three men at the Union City roadblock before chasing and arresting them as they served a felony warrant on Tuesday afternoon, the report said. state police.

“There were no injuries,” state police said in a 5:41 p.m. Twitter message Tuesday. “Three people are in detention and there is no threat to the community.”

Police did not name the suspects, but said in a press release that one of the men was 37 and from Erie, and the others were both 24, one from Corry and the other from Union City.

Police say the incident at the roadblock occurred shortly after 2:50 p.m.

Soldiers from Erie and Corry and members of the US Marshal’s Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force were at the roadblock on Middleton Road in LeBoeuf Township between Waterford and Union City, trying to serve the arrest warrant against “a known suspect, ”police said.

The soldiers fired “before a chase was launched,” police said in the press release. Police said the pursuit ended at the Union City Moose Club after soldiers used “stop sticks” and what is known as a precision immobilization technique to stop the vehicle or the vehicle. vehicle of the suspects.

Police did not release any further details of the incident on Tuesday evening.

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