Lucerne County, Pennsylvania – Three people have been killed in a shooting in northeastern Pennsylvania due to an apparent controversy over defrosting, and a woman with Alzheimer’s disease, said to be walking away from her home in Allentown, Pennsylvania, was found dead during a snowstorm, authorities said. .
Lucerne County officials said the shooting took place just before 9 am in the town of Plains. Neighbors said they heard about dozens of shots.
Prosecutor Stephanie Salavantes said that the husband and his wife were found shot dead in the street, and the body of the suspected shooter was later found inside a nearby house, and his wound is believed to have struck himself. A county death judge announced the death of the three before 11:30 a.m.
Salavantes said that the preliminary investigation indicated a long-standing dispute between the parties involved, but “this morning, the dispute was exacerbated by the disagreement over de-icing.”
She said that the shooter “left his house and shot the couple, killing the husband and wife.”
The names of the three were not immediately revealed.
In Allentown, Pennsylvania, authorities say a woman with Alzheimer’s disease said to walk away from her home was found dead during a snowstorm on Monday.
The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office said 67-year-old Patricia Baker was pronounced dead on a street shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Monday. Cause of death was determined to be hypothermia, and death ruled accidental. The coroner’s office said she was lost away from her home, which is four buildings on the same street. Police and coroner’s office check.