Police, SWAT Called To Allentown Standoff

ALLLENTOWN (KDKA) – Police and SWAT are at the scene of a standoff in Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood.

According to police the incident started around 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of Allen and Industry streets.

Police say a man with a gun is holed up in a camping trailer with two dogs.

It all started after this man reportedly got into an argument with his wife in Carnegie.

Police say two shots were fired.

“Apparently, he fired one shot perhaps accidentally, but then fired a second shot purposely at his wife, did not strike anyone, left the residence and came here,” Pittsburgh Police Spokeswoman Sonya Toler said.

Toler says the couple is reportedly getting a divorce.

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