Skip Navigation

tag | fatal shooting

Suspect identified in fatal shooting in Harrisburg. He was arrested after crashing into a school bus.

Gregory Greene Jr. led police on a car chase that ended with him crashing into a school bus carrying several students, authorities said.

By The Associated Press

$950,000 settlement reached in suit over police shooting in Lehigh County

The shooting happened in 2018 on a road near Dorney Park. The officer who shot the New Jersey man was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter.

By The Associated Press

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

Updated: April 21, 2021 | 3:44 pm

Man pumping gas at a Lehigh County Wawa is shot and killed

The district attorney said the shooter fled on foot and then took his own life.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Man sought in 2018 quadruple homicide in Berks County is arrested in Florida

FBI Tampa SWAT personnel took 31-year-old Pedro Sanchez-Laporte into custody Tuesday morning without incident

By The Associated Press

Man charged with murder of Lancaster County woman in North Carolina road rage shooting

The arrest comes a week after Julie Eberly was killed when shots were fired from a car on Interstate 95, just north of Lumberton, as Eberly and her husband were driving to the beach to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

By The Associated Press

No confrontation led to fatal highway shooting that claimed the life of a midstate woman

Ryan Eberly, 40, told LNP for a story Monday that he may have accidentally forced the other motorist over to the shoulder of Interstate 95 southbound when he switched lanes before seeing the other car, but that he did not escalate the situation.

By The Associated Press

Family lawyers: Troopers didn’t have to kill teen on bridge in the Poconos

“It's a cry for help and unfortunately, instead of getting help, Christian got bullets. Even after he put his hands up, they shot."
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

‘Absolutely grueling’: 7 people fatally shot in Philly in less than 24 hours

At least 62 people have now been murdered so far this year, a 55% increase compared to the same time in 2020, which ended with 499 homicides. Since 1960, the city has never recorded more than 500 murders in one year.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY and Ximena Conde/WHYY

Lawsuit alleges State College police officer who fatally shot Osaze Osagie was unfit for duty

A small protest was sparked by new details in the lawsuit by Osagie’s parents against the police. In an amended complaint filed in the federal court Monday, the family of Osagie alleged that former borough police officer Jordan Pieniazek abused alcohol and had behavioral issues. 

By Min Xian/SpotlightPA