NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - Authorities have released more details on the shooting of a Philadelphia man who died after encounters with police in Pennsylvania and in Delaware.
New Castle County, Delaware, police said Monday that officers went to an apartment March 29 to check on a person who reportedly had fled in a stolen car after being injured in an officer-involved shooting with Philadelphia police earlier that day.
Police say 28-year-old Leroy Brown jumped from a third-floor window and ran to the stolen car, accelerated in reverse and pinned a pursuing officer between the front passenger door and body of the vehicle. The car then struck a police cruiser, ejecting the officer.
Police say Brown drove forward, striking another car, then reversed again and drove toward the officer, who fired a handgun, striking Brown.
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