The incident at the Pennsylvania and Maryland line is believed to involve involve Robert Vicosa, who abducted his daughters earlier this week with his accomplice Tia Bynum, authorities say.
Vicosa and Bynum have been on the run with Aaminah, 6, and Giana, 7, after purportedly abducting them from their York County home.
The police incident is in the area of Midvale Road and Ringgold Pike just south of the Pennsylvania in Maryland and it began just after 3 p.m. according to Pennsylvania state trooper Megan Ammerman.
A $5,000 reward for information leading to the capture of Vicosa was announced on Thursday afternoon.
Vicosa and Bynum were seen driving was a gray Ford Edge with license plate 2DT4716, which matches the description of the vehicle was crashed in the area of the police incident, according York County District Attorney David Sunday at a 5 p.m. news conference on Thursday.As police attempted to stop the vehicle, shots were fired inside and there are, "multiple fatalities," according to the DA.
The exact number of fatalities and who was involved remains unclear.
Maryland state police have not issued a statement on this but say a Public Information Officer in the area will release a statement on Thursday night.
A video of the scene of the crash and an article stating Vicosa was found died inside the vehicle was post on WJZ's website.
There is no word on any injuries in this crash but ambulances leaving the area were not rushing, according to multiple news outlets in the area.
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