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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Washington Co. Shooting

(Photo Credit: Lori Sperling/KDKA)

(Photo Credit: Lori Sperling/KDKA)

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WEST PIKE RUN TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Police are investigating a fatal shooting in West Pike Run Township Tuesday morning.

According to officials at the scene, one man is dead and another man has been flown to a Pittsburgh hospital.

Reportedly the two men in their 40s were friends and had gotten into an argument.

Police say Robert Watson attacked Joe Volchek at his house with a pipe. Volchek then shot and killed Watson.

Volchek was taken to the hospital.

Police say Watson was found inside a utility shed.

The Washington County Coroner has been called to the scene.

It’s unclear what prompted the argument that led to the fight.

No other information has been released at this time.

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