Update | Police shoot and kill man after he pointed gun at officers at apartment community in Conshohocken (Plymouth Township)

Montgomery County District Attorney and Plymouth Township Chief of Police John C. Myrsiades have released a statement about the stabbing and shooting that took place at the Plymouth Gardens Apartments in Conshohocken (Plymouth Township) last night at approximately 11:30 p.m.

According to the statement, police were called to the apartment community in response to a report of an armed subject. Upon arrival, police discovered a woman outside with multiple stab wounds and a 22-year-old male who appeared to be armed with a handgun. The male would not comply with commands from the officers and was shot when he pointed a handgun at them.

Officers rendered aid to the male, who was taken by Plymouth Ambulance to Suburban Community Hospital in East Norriton. He was pronounced dead at 1:34 a.m.

The woman, who has been identified as the male’s mother, is in stable condition at a local hospital.

The protocol calls for Montgomery County Detectives to investigate officer-involved shootings, and an investigation is underway.