Morris Township, PA – The death of a 36-year-old Philipsburg man has been ruled as a homicide.

The Clearfield County Coroner says an autopsy determined that Brett Bamat died of a gunshot wound to the chest around 8:30 Monday night at a Bass Lane home in Morris Township.

Initial reports say that one man was taken into custody by police in connection with the death, although police are not releasing his name. State police are continuing to investigate.

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