Mass shooting in Pennsylvania: At least four reported dead

Mass shooting in Pennsylvania: At least four reported dead (Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar)

Mass shooting in Pennsylvania: At least four reported dead (Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar)

At least four people are reported dead after a shooter opened fire early Friday in Frankstown Township in Central Pennsylvania.

The Altoona Mirror reports that the gunman, whose name has not yet been released, was killed during the shooting. Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio confirms that additionally two other men and a woman are now dead.

According to the Tribune-Review, investigators believe the shooter may have opened fire on random people while riding in a vehicle. Police confirmed that the shooting scene extended over several miles. When the gunman encountered law enforcement, a shootout began.

Two Pennsylvania State Troopers were injured during the shootout the Wheeling News-Register reports shortly after noon local time on Friday. A third officer was injured in a car crash during the ordeal.

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