The state police investigation into a shooting Monday morning in Altoona continues and we probably wont know many details until sometime next week when the findings of the investigation will be turned over to the Blair County district Attorney’s office.
The shooting occurred around 4:30 Monday morning. That when an Altoona police officer shot a man in an alley in the area of 4th street and 4th and 5th Avenues.
It’s unknown what caused the officer to fire.
The man he shot is still recovering at Altoona Regional and has been interviewed by the state police. The officer involved remains on desk duty at this point.
No names have been released.
In addition to the state police investigation into the matter, The Altoona Police department has launched a separate internal investigation.