UPDATE: Police presence in Altoona for double homicide

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ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Altoona Police, Logan Township Police, and the Blair County Coroner have all been called to a scene on the 2600 block of Beale Avenue on Thursday morning.


Officials report that the scene on Beale Avenue is being ruled as a double homicide. A man in his 20’s and a woman in her 50’s were both shot. Police did not name a suspect.

They say that this was an isolated incident and there is no danger in the area.

Sergeant Matthew Plummer is asking ANYONE in the area that might have a video security system to please check their footage. They believe the shooting happened between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. Thursday, May 28.

Stick with WTAJ as we will have more information as it confirmed online and on WTAJ News at 5 p.m.

We have a reporter on the scene working to confirm more information and you’re advised to avoid the 2600 block of Beale avenue at this time.

Stick with WTAJ as we continue to learn more about this situation.

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