04 - 08 - 2011 Police shootout justified; Suspect to face homicide charges
(LS) The shoot-out that injured 30-y/o Brian Janson of Mifflintown occurred with police after a domestic dispute & has been ruled as justified. Janson got into a dispute with 41-y/o Renee Cover over the use of a Jeep. Janson evetually stole the Jeep & later 2 other vehicles, including a school bus after threatening to use a sawed-off shotgun. Police later found him in a vehicle with the gun at a residence. The shoot-out happened when Janson refused to obey police commands to surrender. The incident was deemed to be justified & Janson now faces several charges, including attempted homicide, at a court date on April 13.