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.
One dead, 4 injured in shooting at judge’s office in Masontown, Pennsylvania pic.twitter.com/NzY3BQQTFJ
— Khalid khi (@khalid_pk) September 19, 2018
Pennsylvania State Police tweeted the following:
Troop B, Uniontown, is investigating as shots fired incident at a MDJ office in Masontown, Fayette County. More information will be released as it becomes available.
— PA State Police (@PAStatePolice) September 19, 2018
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.”
— Janelle Hall (@JanelleHallWTAE) September 19, 2018
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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