The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


February 6, 2013

Updated 8:37: Police investigating fatal shooting in Moxham

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Police responded to an apparent fatal shooting in the Moxham section of Johnstown around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

One victim in the 500 block of Cypress Avenue is dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Neither the police nor the Cambra County coroner have released the victim’s name or motive for the shooting.

The Johnstown Police Department's official Twitter feed said early this morning that a suspect has been detained.

See Thursday’s Tribune-Democrat for additional information.

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