UPDATE: Man arrested, faces homicide charges in shooting at Cambria Township home

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UPDATE: Cambria County District Attorney Greg Neugebauer said state police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting at a Cambria Township home on Friday evening.

John T. Oblinsky, who is the grandfather of the shooting victim, was taken into custody and faces multiple charges, including one count of criminal homicide and two felony counts of aggravated assault.

Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees has identified the man killed in a domestic dispute as 21-year-old Jacob T. Fisher. An autopsy shows that he died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Fisher’s grandmother had made a call to Cambria County 911 at 6 p.m. saying her husband shot their grandson with a shotgun.

State police at Ebensburg and the Cambria Township Police Department seized a Winchester 12 GA pump-action shotgun with an expended shell in the chamber, an expended 12 GA shell on the stairs leading to the second floor, a loaded .22 Cal. rifle and a wooden handle knife

The rifle was hidden under a blanket on the top of the sofa, and the shotgun and knife were taken from Fisher’s room, according to the criminal complaint.

Coroner Jeff Lees has ruled the death as a homicide. State Police are still investigating the cause of the shooting.

State Police will continue to investigate the incident. WTAJ will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

The original story can be found below.


CAMBRIA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WTAJ) — State police at Cambria County are investigating a domestic dispute at a Cambria Township home that left one man dead.

Troopers said Cambria Township Police were called to the home along the 1700 block of Fairlane Road Friday evening just after 6 p.m. to a domestic related assault that was in progress.

Upon arriving on scene, police say they discovered a 21-year-old man of Summerhill with a gunshot wound. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by Cambria County Coroner Jeffrey Lees. 

Family members of the victim were present during the incident and are currently being interviewed by investigators. Police say they also recovered a firearm from the scene.

The name of the victim has not been released by state police.

This case is being investigated by Pennsylvania State Police in conjunction with the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office, the Cambria County Coroner’s Office and the Cambria Township Police Department. Forensic units have also been called to the scene to assist as well.

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