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26-year-old man shot at cookout in Johnstown


Johnstown, PA – Making state news, a man was shot to death at a late-night cookout in Johnstown over the weekend.

It happened early Sunday morning, around 1 a.m., outside of Coopersdale Homes in Johnstown where about 75 people had gathered for a cookout.

26-year-old Armel Joe was rushed to the hospital with a single gunshot wound in his abdomen, but he suffered massive blood loss and was pronounced dead a half an hour later.

The case has been ruled a homicide.

Police don’t identify the suspect, but they do say there is no current threat to the public.

If you know anything about the shooting, you can call the Johnstown city detectives bureau at 814-533-2080.

Tips can be left anonymously through the Tip 411 line or cityofjohnstownpa.net/tip411-submit-a-tip.