UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A man has been charged in the death of a Pennsylvania woman hit by a bullet as she was looking out a window.
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard reports that 30-year-old Ronald Crossland of Uniontown was charged with third-degree murder along with firearms and drug counts.
Authorities said 32-year-old Jaqueline Carey was visiting her sister’s residence in November 2016 when a noise prompted her to look out a window and she was hit in the chest.
Uniontown police allege in court documents that Crossland and another man had been asked to leave a party earlier and he brandished a handgun.
Lt. Tom Kolencik said a remorseful Crossland told investigators that he fired shots in anger outside but intended to hit the ground. Crossland’s attorney didn’t immediately return a call seeking comment Thursday.
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