Hummelstown police have identified the officer involved in Monday’s deadly shooting in Dauphin County.
Police said Officer Lisa Mearkle shot 59-year-old David Kassick Monday afternoon after an altercation outside a home on Grandview Road in South Hanover Township. Police said Mearkle followed Kassick there after he fled when she tried to pull him over.
Officer Mearkle is a 14-year veteran of the Hummelstown Police Department. She is on administrative leave pending the outcome of a state police investigation.