2 Women, 3 Men Shot Dead at Pennsylvania Car Wash

2 Women, 3 Men Shot Dead at Pennsylvania Car Wash
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Jack Phillips
1/28/2018
Updated:
1/28/2018

Police in Pennsylvania say that five people were shot and killed at a car wash on Sunday morning in Melcroft, according to reports.

The shooting took place at Ed’s Car Wash in the city, located about 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, WPXI reported.

The station reported that the shooting took place at around 3 a.m. local time.

Police confirmed that two females and three males were killed.

One person was rushed to a nearby hospital. That person’s condition is unknown, police said, according to Triblive.

According to a Fayette County 911 dispatcher, Pennsylvania state police and emergency medical services responded to the scene at 2:45 a.m. Indian Creek Valley Road, Triblive reported.

The suspected gunman has not yet been identified. But WPXI reported that the alleged gunman might be among those who were killed.

Police said there is currently no threat to the outlying community.

Photos taken at the scene show a number of police and police cars around the car wash.

A motive for the shooting has not yet been released to media outlets.

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Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter with 15 years experience who started as a local New York City reporter. Having joined The Epoch Times' news team in 2009, Jack was born and raised near Modesto in California's Central Valley. Follow him on X: https://twitter.com/jackphillips5
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