Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman and New Hanover Township Police Chief Kevin McKeon announce the joint investigation into a shooting incident at 2327 Colflesh Road in New Hanover Township.
On Saturday, Sept. 15 at 10:32 p.m., New Hanover Township Police responded to a reported 9-1-1 call from 2323 Colflesh Road.
En route to the residence, the officer was stopped by a motorist and told there was a problem at 2327 Colflesh Road.
The officer arrived on scene and observed a Mercedes SUV fleeing from the driveway at 2327 Colflesh Road. The officer activated the emergency equipment on the marked patrol car in an attempt to stop the vehicle.
As the officer followed the vehicle, the operator continued to drive erratically onto several surrounding roads. The vehicle returned back to the area and drove into the driveway at 2327 Colflesh Road.
The officer engaged in a foot pursuit with the operator, who was identified as Daniel Jobson, age 56. The foot pursuit travelled through the garage of the residence and into a second floor stairway.
As the officer approached the top of the stairway, Jobson fired a single gunshot toward the stairway.
Jobson then barricaded himself inside a bedroom. As the officer took cover on the stairway, he heard a second gunshot inside the bedroom. Jobson was found deceased inside the bedroom with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. No one else was inside the home at the time of the incident.
Detectives recovered a Glock 9mm pistol, and two spent 9mm shell casings near Jobson’s body. An additional loaded magazine was also recovered at the scene. The firearm was owned by Jobson.
Through the investigation Detectives learned that Jobson was involved in a domestic disturbance at his residence prior to his flight from the residence and shooting at the responding officer.
Jobson was transported to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for autopsy. Results of the autopsy are pending.