Two police officers were shot after being ambushed in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania on Thursday morning. One was killed, while the other was wounded. A man suspected of opening fire on the officers, identified as Michael Cwiklinski, has reportedly died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Another person, a pregnant woman, was found dead in the home as well.
#BREAKING: Suspect in #Canonsburg, PA shooting died of self inflicted gunshot wound. 1 officer dead, 1 shot. https://t.co/v3jXtVvZ1x pic.twitter.com/P6B10rlPea— KDKA (@CBSPittsburgh) November 10, 2016
According to WPXI, the two officers responded to a domestic situation at a home in Canonsburg at around 3:15 a.m. When they arrived, they were reportedly ambushed and shot as they approached the home's front door. One of the officers, who has been identified as 52-year-old Scott Bashioum, died a short time later at a local hospital. The other officer was flown to a hospital in Pittsburgh for treatment. CBS Pittsburgh reports that the injured officer is in intensive care after being shot in the stomach.
A woman who lives inside the home where the shooting took place was pregnant, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and she had a Protection From Abuse order against the suspect in the shooting. Along with the suspect who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police found the body of the pregnant woman as well.
Public officials and police departments from around the country are already expressing their condolences for the officers involved in the shooting:
This is a developing story.