Brackenridge is a small town of 3,240 people and is 90% White. Pittsburgh is roughly 25% Black. However, in the past twelve years, 85% of known homicide offenders have been Black.
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Justin McIntire, the police chief in Brackenridge, was shot in the head while chasing a man wanted by Pennsylvania State Police, officials said.
The Duquesne man suspected of killing Brackenridge’s police chief Monday had been charged with homicide nearly a decade ago. Aaron Swan, 28, was shot and killed last night after a shootout with police in Pittsburgh’s Homewood-Brushton neighborhood.
He previously shot at a cop in 2014
Justin McIntire, Police Chief of Brackenridge, PA, was killed in one of two police shootouts with Aaron Lamont Swan, 28.
McIntire was shot and killed, while a second unnamed officer was shot in the leg and hospitalized.
Swan was previously convicted of shooting at a police officer in 2014. However, he was given a wrist slap plea deal and was only sentenced to three years. In 2017, he was sentenced to another three years for armed robbery and inflicting serious bodily injury. By 2019, he had already been released early and was sentenced to another year for selling drugs.