UPDATE: Altoona police search for suspect involved in shooting


ALTOONA, Pa. —Police are searching for an active shooter in Altoona. Police say five people including two juveniles were involved in an argument and one woman was shot in the arm.

The incident occurred near the Greenwood Sheetz on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard. The female who was shot was taken to UPMC Altoona for her injuries. Police have blocked off the intersection of Bellmeade Drive and Dartmouth Lane as they search for suspect(s).

People nearby tell us they heard three gunshots while others say they heard six. Police say they’re in the process of pulling surveillance video from Sheetz and the Motel located across the street.

Police say this was a robbery or a drug deal gone wrong and there is no threat to the public.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the police.

Original Post: ALTOONA, Pa. — One woman has been shot after a shooting incident in the Greenwood section of Altoona. Police were called to the scene around the Sheetz in Greenwood around 7:45 p.m. Officials say five individuals are involved in this shooting incident.

The roads surrounding the convenience store have been blocked off by police at this time. Police are working to get surveillance footage from the Sheetz. The woman who was shot has been taken to UPMC for her injuries.

We are working to track down more details on this situation and will continue to keep you updated as we learn more.

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