Police: Officers fire after man pulls gun

May 9, 2011 7:55:58 PM PDT
A foot pursuit ended with the shooting death of a man in Port Richmond Monday night.

The incident occurred around 8:00 p.m. on the 2000 block of East Birch Street.

Officers were chasing a man when they say he pulled a gun and pointed it at them.

Investigators tell Action News two officers fired their weapons.

The suspect staggered into a house and collapsed.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is not believed that the man lived at the home.

Police are investigating.