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Investigation underway after officer-involved shooting in Monroe County

The man who was shot was standing near a bridge and had a gun.

MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — The Monroe County district attorney's office and state police are investigating an officer-involved shooting.

Troopers from Stroudsburg responded to reports of a man described as distraught. 

It happened near the Route 33 southbound overpass to Interstate 80 in Hamilton Township.

Police say the man, Christian Hall, 19, was standing near a bridge and had a gun.

Troopers say as the negotiation continued, Hall became uncooperative and at one point pointed the gun in the direction of the officers.

State police fired, striking Hall.

He was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead.

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