Second victim pronounced dead after shooting at Walmart in Whitehall Township

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WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, LEHIGH COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) – A second victim of the Whitehall Walmart shooting has died Sunday morning, according to the Lehigh County coroner’s office.  

Jonathan Martinez, 22, was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.

Martinez was involved in a shooting incident at 2601 MacArthur Road, Whitehall Township, on Friday, February 26, 2021

The shooting also took another victim’s life, a woman was pronounced dead due to a gunshot wound to the body, last Saturday, February 27.

According to the Lehigh County coroner’s office, an autopsy on Martinez will be performed on a later date to determine the cause of death. The manner of his death is considered to be a homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation by the Whitehall Township Police Department, the Lehigh County Homicide Task Force, and the District Attorney of Lehigh County.

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