One dead after Monday morning shooting in York, Pa. State Police investigate

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YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — Pennsylvania State Police troopers continue to investigate a shooting in the Wolf Road and E. Forrest Avenue area of Shrewsbury Township, York County.

Police were dispatched on Monday, Jan. 10, around noon. Upon arrival, the troopers found one individual dead as a result of the incident.

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An initial investigation has revealed that the two individuals involved in the incident knew each other. A 51-year-old man and James Anthony Lynch, 57, engaged in a verbal altercation at the intersection and both had firearms on them.

During the altercation, a single gunshot was discharged by the 51-year-old from inside the vehicle, striking Lynch who stood outside.

While lifesaving attempts were made, Lynch died at the scene.

According to the report, there is no threat to the public and a person of interest is being held at the York Station.

The York County Coroner released that after the autopsy, the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest with the manner being homicide. They do say that even with the manner of death, it may or may not be determined to be justifiable during the investigation.

Police say if anyone has any information on the incident they are asked to call 717-428-1011.

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