Multiple people were shot – by some counts as many as six people – at a car wash in Melcroft in Fayette County. The suspect, who has not yet been named, used a semi-automatic rifle to committee the mass shooting.
Pennsylvania State police confirmed that five people had died after the early Sunday mass shooting with a sixth person rushed to the hospital.
According to Action News 4 in Pittsburgh, the shooting happened in the 1300 block of Indian Creek Valley Road. Three males and two females are among the victims. Local news reporters released some video and photos from the scene:
Lori Houy, of WPXI-TV, wrote on Twitter, “We’re on the scene of a mass shooting in the small town of Melcroft, Fayette County. State Police confirm multiple people have been shot to death at a car wash. And the suspect may be one of them.”
Melcroft is a tiny unincorporated community in Pennsylvania.