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2 to face charges in shots fired at Pennsylvania officers

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 30, 2016 11:56 AM
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(Columbia) -- Authorities say two suspects will face charges of attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer in connection with shots fired - some of them at officers - in Lancaster County.

Police say their vehicles were targeted as they drove to a Columbia Borough home just before 3:30 a.m. Friday to investigate shots fired.

Officials said four officers from three departments were fired upon from an upstairs window. None were hurt and they didn't return fire.

Authorities said a 17-year-old was arrested in a second-floor bedroom and a rifle with a scope was next to him.

An 18-year-old arrested in another bedroom had live rounds and shell casings in a pocket.

Authorities said the two suspects will also face charges of aggravated assault, conspiracy and reckless endangerment. 

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