An "ambush" on two Pennsylvania police officers was just the start of a deadly night in Canonsburg that left three people dead, including an officer. Police say two officers were ambushed as they drew near the front of a house to respond to a domestic call around 3:15am Thursday, per WTAE. "They were shot with an unknown type of firearm," an officer tells KDKA. Officer Scott Bashioum, 52, later died, while a male officer reportedly shot in the stomach was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital and was undergoing treatment Thursday morning, report the Tribune-Review and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. KDKA reports he is in intensive care.
Around 9:15am, authorities traced suspect Michael Cwiklinski to a home not far from the scene of the shooting where he and a pregnant woman were found dead, police say. Authorities haven't commented on how the woman died but say Cwiklinski suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to a neighbor, the woman and a man believed to be Cwiklinski lived in the home where police were initially called and where a bomb squad was later seen investigating a black vehicle. They had "back and forth disputes going on" and the woman had a protection abuse order against the man, the neighbor says, adding he awoke to gunshots, "then all hell broke loose." (Read more Pennsylvania stories.)