By: KDKA-TV News Staff
INDIANA COUNTY (KDKA) — A woman is in jail and facing charges in the shooting death of her boyfriend on Friday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.READ MORE: U.S. Steel Looking For Site To Build New Steel Mill
This comes after Pennsylvania State troopers launched an investigation.
State Police accuse 28-year-old Matraca Lynn Vrana of firing a shot from a rifle, which reportedly hit the 27-year-old victim in the head.READ MORE: Pittsburgh International Airport Introduces New Dogs To The 'Paws Team'
The victim did not survive his injury.
Police say that they received a report of the alleged shooting incident around 8 p.m. on Friday, and by the time they arrived, medics had transported the victim to a local medical center.
Vrana has been charged with one count of Criminal Homicide and felony counts of Voluntary Manslaughter, Aggravated Assault, and Discharge of a Firearm into an Occupied Structure.MORE NEWS: A Special Relationship: Truck Driver Helps Lift The Spirits Of Young Boy With Cystic Fibrosis
She is in the Indiana County Jail, and her preliminary hearing will be held on Sept. 20.