YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — A 50-year-old man has been charged for the Saturday killing of a 51-year-old York woman during a domestic incident in Fairview Township, York County.
Fairview Township Police Department has arrested William Frederic Hudson on charges of Criminal Homicide in relation to the shooting. Allegations say Hudson became involved in an argument with the victim in the early morning hours of June 25.
Hudson allegedly shot the victim multiple times from behind in her back, arm, and head. He then suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, which he is still being treated for. Hudson remained in his house for more than a day before reaching out for help.
Fairview Township Police were called to the 600-block of Pleasant View Road around 10 a.m. after a reported deadly domestic-related shooting.
According to the York County Coroner’s Office, police found Catherine Hartman, 51, dead at the scene after an apparent shooting. Authorities add an adult male with a gunshot wound to the face was also found at the scene conscious and walking around.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident, and they say there is no danger to the public.
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