Manhunt Underway In Pennsylvania For 'Extremely Dangerous' Suspect

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Two school districts are closed today in northeast Pennsylvania as authorities undertake a manhunt for suspect state police say is "heavily armed" and "extremely dangerous."

Eric Frein, 31, is suspected of shooting two police officers in the Pocono Mountains on Friday night, outside a remote police barracks. One of the officers died.

Pennsylvania State Police are calling Frein a survivalist, and warning the public that he is armed, dangerous, and harbors a vendetta against law enforcement. They have also said they currently don't know his whereabouts.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets an update on the situation from Associated Press reporter Michael Rubinkam.


  • Michael Rubinkam, reporter for the Associated Press. He tweets @michaelrubinkam.

This segment aired on September 17, 2014.


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