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Neighbors' dispute ends in fatal shooting in Schuylkill County

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 18 2014 02:56:17 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 18 2014 05:15:21 PM CST

West Mahanoy shooting

WEST MAHANOY TWP., Pa. -

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.