Police: Officer shoots someone during standoff in Doylestown

There are bullet holes in several homes in the Olde Colonial Greene neighborhood of Doylestown.
Photo credit Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
By KYW Newsradio 1060

UPDATED 10:15 a.m.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say an officer shot a man during a standoff in Doylestown Thursday night. 

Investigators spent all night at the Olde Colonial Greene townhomes, off Limekiln Road, near the 611 bypass, and left about 5 a.m. Friday.

The ordeal started about 9 p.m., when police declared a barricade situation.

A neighbor said us she heard several shots, a pause, and then a single shot that seemed to end the standoff with a man who lives in the neighborhood.

"There was a call that came through to shelter in place. That lasted til about 10:30, 11 o'clock or so," he said.

The standoff ended ended when an officer shot the man, according to the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office. The man was taken to the hospital, where he is getting treated.

The DA’s office hasn’t released any information about the person, what his condition is, or why police got involved in the first place.

No officers or people in this neighborhood were reported to be hurt. County detectives are now investigating this shooting.