Home / National News / At Least Five Dead in Pennsylvania Shootings, Sources Say


(SOUDERTON, Pa.) — Five people are dead after an apparent shooting spree in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, overnight, federal officials told ABC News.

The shootings occurred in at least three separate locations, according to ABC News station WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.

SWAT teams surrounded a home in Souderton, Pennsylvania, where a suspect in the shootings was believed barricaded inside, police told WPVI. Witnesses heard a loud boom shortly before someone was taken out of the house on a stretcher.

It was not believed to be the suspected gunman, sources said.

The first shooting was reported before 4 a.m. in Lower Salford Township, where police found a woman shot to death, WPVI reported.

More shootings occurred at a location in nearby Lansdale, with two people killed, WPVI reported.

Two more people were killed at a third scene in Souderton borough, according to the station.

SWAT teams also responded to a fourth scene in Pennsburg, though it was not immediately clear what they found there, WPVI reported.

Follow @ABCNewsRadio
Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio


Recent posts in National News