Fayette County Shooting: Multiple People, Officer Injured at Pennsylvania Judge's Office, State Police Said

Pennsylvania State Police responded to gunshots being fired at the Magistrate District Judge Daniel Shimshock's office in Masontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County.

Very limited information was available, but several outlets reported multiple people had been injured during the shooting, including one police officer. Newsweek reached out to both the Masontown Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police Department but did not receive a response in time for publication.

"The scene is secure with no imminent threat to the community," Pennsylvania State Police Troop B tweeted.

The Pennsylvania State Police confirmed there were multiple victims and injuries and asked that people to stay away from the area, which was cordoned off with crime scene tape. They also requested that anyone who may have witnessed or may know something about the incident to call the State Police-Uniontown at 724-439-7111.

Fayette County Commissioner Vince Vicites told WMBS Radio that the shooting occurred in the courtroom and three people had been shot. Multiple medical helicopters landed at the Masontown Fire Department and Vicites said two people were flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital.

The shooting occurred hours after police responded to an active shooter at an office building in Middleton, Wisconsin. Four people were injured during the shooting and the suspect was taken into custody.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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