Five Killed in Car Wash Shooting

Five Killed in Car Wash Shooting

Five Killed in Car Wash Shooting

Five people are dead and another hospitalized following a shooting early Sunday morning outside a Pennsylvania auto wash in what a state trooper tells the Herald-Standard was "a pretty intense scene".

Two victims died inside a vehicle and two were found outside in the auto wash's parking lot.

The survivor was not shot and suffered only minor injuries, they said.

Authorities have identified the four people killed as 27-year-old William Porterfield, 25-year-old Chelsie Cline, 23-year-old Courtney Snyder and 21-year-old Seth Cline.

Smith was on life support Sunday and not expected to survive after suffering a possibly self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head, police said.

Chelsie Cline's sister, Sierra Kolarik, said Chelsie had briefly been involved with Smith and broke things off months ago.

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Family members of the victims of a shooting at a Pennsylvania vehicle wash say the suspect was driven by jealousy.

"I'm not holding that against Will", Jenna said. And if he was with someone else while we were having problems, honestly, I don't care what he did. Then, three others showed up, two of them were killed. "I'd give anything to have him back". Smith shot them when they got out and walked to the side of the auto wash, reports said.

Police said that they were not able to speak with Smith at the hospital. Another woman in the rear seat of the extended cab pickup truck only suffered injuries from broken glass.

Bukovac characterized Melcroft, an unincorporated community in western Pennsylvania's Fayette County, as "fairly quiet", and said nothing of this magnitude has happened at the carwash in the roughly two decades they've owned it.

"It's hard to deal with", said Jeff Cline, a cousin of Chelsie Cline and her half brother, Seth Cline. "He would give his shirt off his back for you, anything, it didn't matter what it was, what time it was, if you need him, you could call him".

But a man who lives nearby said that he heard about 30 gunshots in the span of a few minutes, AP reported.

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