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Neighbors' dispute ends in fatal shooting in Schuylkill County

Published On: Jan 18 2014 03:56:17 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 18 2014 06:15:21 PM EST

West Mahanoy shooting


A dispute between neighbors ended with a 60-year-old man being shot and killed in Schuylkill County, according to police.

The shooting happened this morning in the Shenandoah Heights area of West Mahanoy Township. The shooting is being investigated by State Police in Frackville, who at this point have not released any details, other then to say the shooting was the result of a dispute between neighbors.

Joseph Boris, 60, of the 500 block of Indiana Ave., was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Schuylkill County Coroner's Office.

The coroner's office says he died from a gun shot wound.

The coroner's office will conduct an autopsy, and the results are expected to be released within the next 24 hours.