Crime Police investigating deadly shooting at Regal Cinemas
Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams killed over loud music, witnesses and police say
Sheriff John Williams asked why the music was so loud, then he was shot in the head, a witness said.About 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Williams was shot at the QV convenience store near the Lowndes County Courthouse on the downtown square in Hayneville. Law enforcement apprehended the suspect William Chase Johnson, 18, after a nearly four-hour search when he walked up to the shooting scene about 12:05 a.m. Sunday with a firearm in his hand and was taken into custody after the manhunt.
Police in York County are investigating a deadly shooting at the Regal Cinemas movie theater in West Manchester Township.
UPDATE: The York County coroner's office has identified the victim as Andre White Jr., 22, of Carlisle, Cumberland County.
What we know
- The shooting happened around 10:15 p.m. Monday.
- West Manchester Township police say two victims were found at the scene and taken to York Hospital. Andre White Jr. died. A second person, identified only as a female, was wounded.
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"A single shooter was involved in the incident," police said in a statement. "The suspect fled the movie theater complex after the shooting occurred."
- Police say their investigation is in the early stages. They also said that they do not believe this was a random shooting.
"There is no indication that there is any additional danger to patrons of the center or other commercial areas at the Town Center," police said.
- Employees told WGAL they were inside the building when the shooting happened, but not in the actual theater where it happened.
- After the shooting, employees and customers evacuated and police secured the scene.
Police ask anyone with information to call them at (717)-792-9514.
Stay with WGAL for updates.
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