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4 killed in shooting at car wash in US


MELCROFT, PA - JANUARY 28: Family members and friends console each other near Ed's Car Wash where five people were found dead and one injured after a shooting early Sunday morning on January 28, 2018 in Melcroft, Pennsylvania. Police are trying to determine if the shooter was among those found at the scene. Justin Merriman/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

Washington: Four people were killed during a shooting at a car wash in Pennsylvania, US, police said. The shooting took place at Ed’s Car Wash in a small town in Melcroft, about 80 km southeast of Pittsburgh, police said.

Police initially said five people were killed but later clarified that the suspect who was gravely injured is on life support at a local hospital, Xinhua reported. Another woman hiding behind a pickup truck at the scene suffered only minor injuries. The shooter, 28, was reportedly armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, a 9mm handgun, and a 308 rifle, and had several magazines for those weapons.The shooting was the result of a domestic dispute.