Coroner identifies suspect in fatal shooting in Lower Burrell

Lower Burrell, Pa. – Westmoreland County Coroner Kenneth Bacha has released the following information on a police involved shooting that occurred in the City of Lower Burrell Thursday night.

The man has been identified as Michael E. Hutchman, age 33 of 406 Violet Drive. Coroner Bacha said on May 10, 2018, at 10:20 PM, Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety notified the Coroner’s Office of a death at the above incident location. Cause and Manner of death are pending.

Deputy Coroner Jonathon Jenkins and Deputy Coroner Doug Lewis responded and investigated a police involved shooting.

Deputy Coroner Jonathon Jenkins pronounced the decedent dead at the scene. An autopsy will be performed on this date by Dr. Cyril H. Wecht and Pathology Associates.
Cause and manner of death will be pending official autopsy and toxicology results.

No further information is available at this time.