4 killed in shooting at car wash in US

Police work at the scene of the fatal shooting at a car wash in Melcroft. Image credit: ABC News

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Washington, Jan 29: Four people were killed during a shooting at a car wash in Pennsylvania, US, police said.

The shooting took place at Ed’s Car Wash in a small town in Melcroft, about 80 km southeast of Pittsburgh, police said.

Police initially said five people were killed but later clarified that the suspect who was gravely injured is on life support at a local hospital, Xinhua reported.

Another woman hiding behind a pickup truck at the scene suffered only minor injuries.

The shooter, 28, was reportedly armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, a 9mm handgun, and a 308 rifle, and had several magazines for those weapons.

The shooting was the result of a domestic dispute.


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