Police Officer Justin Leo was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 408 Indiana Avenue at approximately 10:15 pm.
The subject was intoxicated and was known to have firearms inside the home. Responding officers made contact with the subject, who produced a handgun and shot Officer Leo. Another officer returned fire and killed the subject.
Officer Leo was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
Officer Leo had served with the Girard Police Department for five years.