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Local Leaders Offer Support To McKeesport Police After Officer Injured In Shooting

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Several elected officials have offered their support to the City of McKeesport Police Department and their injured officer.

Stacy Garrity, Pennsylvania's Treasurer-elect asked for those who pray to join her in praying for the officer and their family.

Please join me in sending out prayers to the City of Mckeesport Police Department. An officer was shot in downtown Mckeesport. Please pray for the officer and his family. ????????

Posted by Stacy Garrity for Pennsylvania on Sunday, December 20, 2020

Austin Davis, representative for Pennsylvania's 35th district also joined in offering support, asking that everyone direct prayers towards the department and the officer involved in the incident.

Nick Pisciottano, Representative-elect for the 38th District said Sunday that "our thoughts and prayers are with the officer, his family, and our law enforcement departments working this case."

Authorities from all across Western Pa. are searching for the suspect involved in the shooting that took place on Sunday.

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