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Deadly Johnstown Sgooting

Johnstown authorities say one person is dead after a shooting in Moxham Monday afternoon.

Crews were called to the 600 block of Park Ave. for a gunshot victim around 2 p.m.

The scene is located near Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church and the school there was placed on lockdown.

Johnstown Police Chief Richard Pritchard says the suspect fled on foot toward Coleman Av

Police describe the suspect as a light skinned black male about five feet eight inches tall.

Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees described the victim as a man who appears to be in his 40s.

Lees says the man sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Several nearby schools were told to shelter in place as the incident unfolded.

The shelter in place orders were lifted after police say they determined there was no danger to students.

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