DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY (WHTM) — Two people died in separate incidents that are connected to the shooting investigation at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville according to officials.
The Montour County Coroner confirmed that 49-year-old Vikki Wetzel of Berwickan, an employee of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, was shot and killed outside the campus while walking to her car on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022.
Police reported that a dark SUV, believed to be a Ford Edge, left the medical center shortly after.
State Police, Mahoning Township Police, and the Montour County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the shooting. Authorities said they do not believe there is any danger to the public.
The facility went on lockdown and remained on lockdown until the suspect was found, according to the Montour County Coroner.
According to Jeremy Reese, the Columbia County Coroner, police responded to a two-car crash, involving a car that matched the Ford Edge’s description, about 45 minutes after the shooting.
Police say they arrived at the crash and found 48-year-old David Morgan of Mount Carmel, who had been ejected from the car.
The Columbia County Coroner said Morgan suffered from thermal injuries after the car caught on fire. Police also say that Morgan had a gunshot wound that happened before the crash.
Law enforcement officials confirmed that the crash and Morgan are connected to the shooting death of Wetzel.