WHITE TOWNSHIP, PA – A violent outbreak of gunfire at the Chevy Chase Community Center in White Township, Indiana County, has resulted in one fatality and nine injuries, state police have reported. The shooting took place during a private event at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sunday.
The individual who lost his life at the scene was a 22-year-old man from Pittsburgh. Among the injured are an 18-year-old male from Chicago, who is fighting for his life in critical condition, and another 18-year-old male from Florida. Three males aged 29, 20, and 22, and two 19-year-old females, along with a 23-year-old female, all from Pennsylvania, were also victims of the violent incident.
The victims were transported to four different hospitals in the area for immediate medical attention. Some of the injured victims have since been released after receiving treatment. However, others in more severe conditions will continue to receive care.
The investigation into this fatal mass shooting incident is ongoing, with no suspects apprehended as of yet. State police, local law enforcement, and emergency medical services were on the scene shortly after the incident, providing aid to the victims and initiating the investigation.
Authorities are appealing to the public for any information related to the incident and are encouraging anyone with knowledge of the event to contact the state police. The motive behind the shooting, which occurred during a private gathering, remains unknown.
The shooting took place during homecoming weekend at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, located only a mile from the community center where the gunfire took place.