Fort Lee Virginia Soldier Leonard John Egland Wanted In Killing of 4, Shoots At Police In Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA -
Leonard John Egland is wanted for the murder of his ex-wife, her boyfriend, their son, and the mother-in-law. Egland, a soldier based in Fort Lee in Virginia, had returned from war service not too long ago after serving 3 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was last seen evading and shooting at police in Philadelphia while Hurricane Irene lashed the city.
Egland was spotted in Doylestown Township where he fired at police and was seen again in Warwick Township where officers said they were also fired upon. No one was hurt in either shooting.
No motive or explanation has been given so far by either Egland or authorities.
Local residents have been advised to stay inside and lock their doors.