UPDATE: Suspect released in Lycoming County shooting


OLD LYCOMING TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — The Lycoming County Coroner says his office was called to a shooting scene Thursday night in Old Lycoming Township.

According to the release, the shooting happened in the 3000 block of Lycoming Creek Road. The coroner was called to the scene around 7:45 p.m. where 44-year-old Brian Miller was pronounced dead after being shot.

The suspect has been released pending further investigation. Police say the suspect says he acted in self defense and that Miller was in a physical altercation with two women who had Protection From Abuse orders against him before the suspect shot him.

Police say the suspect called 911 to report the shooting himself. The firearm recovered was found to be registered to him.

Police say no charges will be filed until the District Attorney’s office can review the autopsy and scene reconstruction reports.

Police will release more information as the investigation develops.

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