Brackenridge, PA, Police Chief Justin McIntire was shot and killed Monday during a foot pursuit of a probation violator. (Photo: Allegheny County) -

Brackenridge, PA, Police Chief Justin McIntire was shot and killed Monday during a foot pursuit of a probation violator. (Photo: Allegheny County)

Allegheny County, PA, authorities said Tuesday that Brackenridge Police Chief Justin McIntire was ambushed by suspect Aaron Lamont Swan Jr. in a shooting that left McIntire dead Monday afternoon.

A Tarentum, PA, officer was also shot and injured in Brackenridge—population approximately 3,500—following an hours-long search that crossed throughout Allegheny County.

The suspect, 28-year-old Aaron Lamont Swan Jr., was shot and killed by Pittsburgh police around 7 p.m., Allegheny County police said.

Swan was wanted on a probation violation, WTAE reports.

The incident began around 2 p.m. on Monday. Swan first encountered Harrison Township officers. Police chased the suspect on foot for several hours in the vicinity. Around 4:15 p.m., a Brackenridge officer encountered the suspect.

Two shootings followed this foot chase, police said. McIntire was shot and died at the scene. Tarentum Officer Jordan Schrecengost suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. He is in good condition at a local hospital.

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