FAIRMOUNT TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – State Police spent Wednesday night and Thursday morning investigating a homicide in Fairmount Township, Luzerne County.
Troopers say 40-year-old Brock Earnest was shot and killed about 10:30 Wednesday night at a home at 1034 Old Tioga Turnpike.
Investigators say Earnest and 40-year-old Keith Williams, who lived in the home, got into a physical altercation which ended with Williams shooting Brock in the chest with a shotgun.
Earnest was pronounced dead at the scene.
Williams was arrested and charged with an open county of Criminal Homicide and is currently being held in the Luzerne County Prison.