US Marshal Killed in Harrisburg Originally From Northumberland County, Family Speaks Out

Police Officers Shot in Harrisburg

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced Thursday morning that a USA deputy marshal was killed and two law enforcement officers were injured while serving an arrest warrant, WHTM reports.

A USA marshal in Harisburg, Pennsylvania has been killed during a shootout that occurred while authorities served an arrest warrant.

York City police also stated that recently appointed Police Chief Troy Bankert is at Hershey Medical Center checking on the injured officer.

The statement did not provide specifics of the charges behind the arrest warrant.

In late December, in an unrelated shooting near the scene of Hill's murder, an Egyptian immigrant who had wounded a state trooper and shot at another officer was killed by police.

Police say the shooting happened around 6:30am.

The incident is near where police shot and killed an Egyptian immigrant on December 22 after he wounded a state trooper and shot at another officer near the Capitol.

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Traffic stopped in both directions in Susuquehanna Township for the procession in honor of Deputy Marshall Christopher Hill as it made its way down Linglestown Road.

"Our hearts are broken", US attorney general Jeff Sessions said, according to the Daily Record. The marshal died from injuries at a nearby hospital. Frein was sentenced to death past year.

He is survived by his wife and two children. "He's one of our best and ... you would probably not find a better tactical operator in the state of Pennsylvania".

"Today in the law enforcement community, our hearts are broken over the senseless killing of one of our Deputy Marshals, Chris Hill", said Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

"Harrisburg mourns the loss this morning of a US Marshal who died protecting our residents".

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf tweeted that he was praying for the officers.

"Chris Hill's name should also be remembered as synonymous with valor".

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