Shots Fired At Pennsylvania Courthouse Leaves One Dead, Four Injured, Police Say


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Multiple people have been shot at a Fayette County district judge’s office in Masontown, Pennsylvania, authorities say, in a tragedy leaving one dead and four injured.

One person was pronounced dead on the scene, a spokesperson for the Fayette County Emergency Management told ABC News on Wednesday.

Among the injured is a law enforcement officer, police told a local ABC affiliate.

A witness told WTAE they saw a man chasing after a woman running across the street when he raised his gun and opened fire.

Pennsylvania State Police tweeted the following:

A press conference regarding the incident will be held at 5 p.m. local time. (RELATED: Report: Pennsylvania Bishop Covered For Priest Who Allegedly Raped A Girl And Forced Her To Abort)

One witness reportedly saw people “running for their lives.”

The shooting occurred at District Magistrate Daniel Shimshock’s office at some point in the afternoon Wednesday.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information.

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