FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kate Delano 610-312-3487 cell
DA ANNOUNCES INVESTIGATION INTO A
FATAL SHOOTING IN A COLLEGEVILLE RESIDENCE
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (March 19, 2021) — Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Upper Providence Township Police Chief Mark A. Toomey announce the investigation into a shooting death that occurred inside a residence in the Collegeville area of Upper Providence Township.
At approximately 7:51 a.m., Upper Providence Police responded to a reported shooting inside a residence on Larchwood Court. Responding officers located a 12-year-old girl in the living room of the residence, who sustained a single gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A firearm was recovered. Other family members were present when officers arrived.
The Montgomery County Detective Bureau and Upper Providence Police have launched a joint investigation into the shooting death. An autopsy will be conducted by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time.
Approved for release:
Kevin R. Steele
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