COUNTY POLICE INVESTIGATE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING, PHILADELPHIA PIKE-UPDATE

The New Castle County Police continue to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred in the area of Philadelphia Pike and Washington Street Extension.

Through interviews and ballistic evidence recovered in the area of St. Helena’s Church, County Police detectives have determined that Keith Price not only pointed a handgun at the pursuing officer, but also fired one bullet at the officer.  The actions of Price prompted the officer to return fire, subsequently striking and killing Price.  The officer was not struck by gunfire during the incident.

The New Castle County Police Professional Standards Unit and the Delaware Department of Justice Office of Civil rights and Public Trust continue to investigate this incident.

Update to Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting- Philadelphia Pike