TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) – A teenager is dead and a man is in custody, accused of involuntary manslaughter after a deadly shooting in Schuylkill County.
18-year-old Eric Tavener died after a shooting Thursday night in Tamaqua. Investigators say he suffered the fatal wound to the chest.
Police arrested 22-year-old Francis Witmayer of Tamaqua and charged him with involuntary manslaughter.
He faces a half-dozen counts including two aggravated assault-related felony charges.
Witmayer is jailed on $100,000 straight cash bond.