Jerry Steffens

On March 9th, 2018 Jerry Steffens was killed by police at.
Incident ID 38489
Original Source(s)
Date Created Mar 15th, 2018
Date Updated Mar 15th, 2018
Age 0
Gender Male
Race European-American/White
Incident Location
Address S York St and E High St
City Pottstown
State PA
County Montgomery
Incident Details
Date March 9th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
At 11:25 p.m., Pottstown police responded to a wellness check for a suicidal man, police said. Police had been told that the man had posted photos online of himself holding a gun to his head and threatening to harm himself. When police arrived, officers encountered the armed man in the parking lot and confronted him. At that time, he was shot and killed. He apparently had a BB gun.

UPDATE: D.A. investigates officer-involved fatal shooting in Pottstown