Police say Robert Knox, of Harbeson, died as a result of the shooting.
The Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a trooper involved shooting that occurred Tuesday morning and resulted in the death of a Harbeson man.
The incident occurred at approximately 6:07 a.m., Tuesday, August 28, when a search warrant was executed by the Delaware State Police at a residence in the 22000 block of Harbeson Road. While troopers were in the residence, the suspect proceeded to obtain a handgun that was in arm's reach. A struggle over the weapon ensued which led to two troopers discharging their divisionally issued handgun.
The suspect was transported to the Beebe Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Robert Knox, 50 of Harbeson.
This case continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit.