Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Malvern

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MALVERN, PA — Chester County Detectives are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting Thursday, according to the Chester County District Attorney’s Office.

Authorities state that on May 19, 2022, at approximately 11:18 a.m., the Malvern Police Department responded to the 800-block of Charleston Greene, Malvern, for a well-being check. During the course of the investigation, the subject displayed a firearm, and a struggle ensued. An officer-involved shooting occurred, and the subject was fatally shot. Police determined this was an isolated incident, and there is no threat to the community.

Chester County Detectives are investigating this incident, as per the District Attorney’s protocol. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Tom Goggin at 610-344-6866.

Information is subject to change at any time. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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