Press Release: Shooting
October 7, 2023
Press Release: Case # 23-039502
On 10/7/23, at 0320 hours, Abington Police responded to the 1600 block of Washington Ave in the Willow Grove section of Abington Township for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, an adult male was found in the street, suffering from gunshot wounds to his legs. Officers immediately applied tourniquets and provided first aid to the victim before being relieved by ambulance personnel. Information was received that the suspect may have fled into a nearby residence. With the permission of the homeowner, police checked the interior of the home but were unable to locate the suspect. It was later discovered that he had fled the area in a vehicle prior to police arrival. The victim was transported to Jefferson Abington hospital and treated for non-life threating injuries. Further investigation revealed that this was a domestic related incident, and the suspect and victim are known to each other.
The investigation is on-going by The Abington Township Detective Division. Anyone with information related to this incident please contact Detective Don Lindenmuth at 267-536-1103 or email@example.com.
CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY.
Approved for release by:
Deputy Chief Ed Quinn