Four shot, killed on rural road in Pennsylvania

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. – Four people, including a woman decorating a nearby church, are dead after a gunman shot dead three people and was later killed in a shootout with troopers, according to multiple reports.

The incident started at a farm early Friday morning near Geeseytown, Pennsylvania.

Officials told WTAJ three men and one woman were killed in the shooting. The alleged gunman is one of those dead.

Investigators suspect the shooter might have been driving when he opened fire, shooting people for unknown reasons, the Pittsburgh Tribune Review reported.

The Associated Press is reporting one of the victims was shot while decorating a local church for a Christmas party.

Police say the gunman killed two other men at another location before he was fatally shot by state troopers.

According to WTAJ, three state troopers were also injured. One of the troopers was shot, but was wearing a bulletproof vest. The other two troopers were injured after an accident with the suspect.

Their injuries are non-life threatening.

WTAJ is reporting the situation is “under control” and there is no danger to the public.

No other information has been released.

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