1 Dead, 1 In Jail After Shooting Outside Of Bar

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) – One man is dead and another is in jail after an early-morning Lawrence County shooting Saturday.

It happened around 2 a.m. outside the Weisz’s Hazel Manor Restaurant and Lounge on North Street in Ellwood City.

Police say 25-year-old Ian Frey shot 38-year-old Keith Knox three times in the parking lot, fatally wounding him.

The incident initially started after the two men allegedly got into a fight inside the bar.

When Frey got inside his car to leave, police say Knox approached the car, pulled out Frey and punched him.

Frey then reached for a gun and shot him.

Afterward, Frey was heard screaming “I shot him, I shot him,” according to police.

Police say Knox was dead by the time they arrived on the scene.

Authorities say Frey is claiming self-defense.

Frey is being held in the Lawrence County Jail.

He is charged with criminal homicide.

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