Ryan Bizzarro, Colleague Robbed at Gun Point

Category:  News & Politics
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
Ryan Bizzarro, Colleague Robbed at Gun Point by Jim Wertz
Reps. Bizzarro and Flynn.

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro and his colleague in the Pa General Assembly, Rep. Marty Flynn were the victims of an attempted robbed at gunpoint in Harrisburg around 11PM Tuesday night.

Two men wearing bandanas reportedly approached Bizzarro and Flynn about ten blocks from the Capitol while a third suspect waited in a nearby vehicle, according to published reports. 

Police have not yet released details of the incident. But according to CapitolWire.com, Flynn, a former prison guard and MMA fighter was carrying a gun on Tuesday night and exchanged gunfire with the assailants. 

The suspects were apprehended by police and are in custody this morning. 

Both Flynn and Bizzarro were unharmed in the incident and are back at work this morning.

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 17
Now Available — Pick It Up Today

CURRENT

The rise of the local microdistillery

Are you there, Erie? 

Bargaining for a decision

Crawford, Erie County fairs pull their weight in entertainment value

Music and culture galore define festivities

IN THIS ISSUE

The rise of the local microdistillery

Are you there, Erie? 

Bargaining for a decision

Crawford, Erie County fairs pull their weight in entertainment value

Music and culture galore define festivities

Witness Goodell Gardens and Homestead's first large-scale monarch butterfly release at the Monarch Butterfly Migration Celebration.

Each Demo album Wave Trails makes is more fleshed out than the last.

How to turn unassuming grains into an intoxicating beverage.

New coach Longstaff preaches player development 

One of those wood guitars