One dead after Northampton County shooting

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LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One person is dead and another injured after a shooting outside a Target parking lot in Northampton County.

It happened Sunday afternoon in Lower Nazareth Township during a busy shopping time. Witnesses say it began as an altercation between people in at least two cars.

They heard multiple gunshots and saw one of the cars take off. Two people were taken to the hospital and later one was pronounced dead. The other victim is in stable condition.


“At about 2:15 p.m. today (Sunday) apparently there was a car in the parking lot. Another car, at least one other car came up. A verbal altercation ensued. From there, there were gunshots exchanged. Two people were hit. One was killed, the other one is currently in the hospital in what we’re being called “stable condition,” Northampton County District Attorney Terry Houck said.

The District Attorney says the Pennsylvania State Police, Colonial Regional Police Department, and his office are all investigating.

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