CONEWAGO TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) – A man has been charged after a teen was fatally shot on Sunday afternoon in Adams County.
According to Police Chief Gary Baumgardner, officers responded around 2 p.m. to the 300 block of 3rd Street and found the teen with multiple gunshot wounds.
In a criminal complaint, officers reported a 16-year-old witness who said he and the victim were upstairs when they heard someone coming through a downstairs window.
The victim, identified by the Adams County coroner’s office as Connor Mays, went downstairs to check. Shortly after the witness went downstairs where he reported seeing Mays in a fight with the intruder.
During the fight, the witness reported that the intruder pulled out what appeared to be a handgun and shot Mays multiple times.
Mays died at the scene from a gunshot wound, according to the coroner’s office.
The Adams County District Attorney’s office identified the alleged shooter as David Galemore of Hanover. Galemore has been charged with one count of criminal homicide and was taken to the Adams County Prison without bail.
Police say there is no danger to the public and the investigation is ongoing.