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Women wounded in Montgomery County shooting

Published On: Jun 02 2014 04:08:12 PM EDT
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Ethan Walthier/69 News


Montgomery Township police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday morning in North Wales.

The immediate area was evacuated and the Central Montgomery County SWAT team was activated.

When police responded to a report of gunshots in  the 2200 block of Harvard Court shortly before 10 a.m., they found an unidentified woman who was apparently was shot in the upper right torso.


She was evacuated by medevac to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment.

As police secured the crime scene and evacuated the immediate area, the SWAT team took up surveillance positions.

When police entered a home in that block, they found the lone occupant and suspect, who had taken his own life.

The names of the dead man and injured woman are not being released until family members can be notified.