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Neighbor Says Man Injured In Doylestown Standoff, Police-Involved Shooting Is Veteran Who Suffers From PTSD

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) -- The investigation is continuing into the police-involved shooting in Doylestown that left a 60-year-old man in the hospital following a standoff. There are still a lot of unanswered questions, but neighbors are still shaken up and are expressing empathy for the man that was involved in the shooting. One woman says he is a veteran who suffers from PTSD.

Neighbors identified his home where a bullet hole pierced through the window.

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The Olde Colonial Greene residential community went on lockdown Thursday from 9 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. People were told to shelter-in-place while the man barricaded himself inside one of the townhomes.

Police say they were called to the scene around 8:15 p.m. for a man who was armed, upset and damaging property at the location.

During the standoff, gunfire was exchanged. Multiple shots were fired in the incident.

The man was shot by police during the incident and is in serious but stable condition.

It isn't clear if the man fired first.

Investigators spent the night gathering evidence, after letting the public know there was no further danger.

One neighbor says a lot of people were hiding inside their homes during the shelter-in-place.

"People were terrified. Some people were locking themselves in the interior of the house and boarding up doors. People were just terrified, we're not used to that," Dina Pietrangelo said.

Neighbors say the man was taken to Abington Hospital. His condition is not known.

Bucks County police say the district attorney's office is handling the case.

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