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Boone, fatal shooting suspect, dies of self-inflicted injuries


Lawrence Township, PA – The man who shot and killed a woman near Clearfield last month has reportedly died from self-inflicted injuries.

36-year-old Anthony Boone had been captured after a massive search when he fled, still armed, from the scene of the shooting.

When police found him and approached him, Boone shot himself in the chest. He was taken to the hospital, but police are now giving the update that Boone has been taken off of his ventilator and has died as a result of those injuries.

He could have been facing first degree murder charges, with the likely eventual sentence of life in prison or even potentially the death penalty. However, the courts never got the chance to decide on his case.

The victim of the fatal shooting, 40-year-old Rebecca Solt, leaves behind three children, ages 19, 12, and 5. Her family set up a page where you can donate to help support the cost of raising the kids.

Family members of the victim say she had a PFA against Boone and has suffered abuse from him before, and he had previously threatened to shoot her. They say a failure in the court system allowed Boone to know Solt’s current address, where she was shot and killed.

Family members of Rebecca Solt are raising money to pay for her funeral expenses, lawyer expenses if needed to fight the courts for negligence of releasing her addressing, and funds for raising her children.

Click Here to visit the GoFundMe page for Rebecca Solt’s family.


The original update is below, originally published on Friday afternoon, Aug. 28.


Pike Township, PA – The suspect in Thursday’s fatal shooting in Clearfield County has been taken into custody.

Thanks to tips from the public, police were able to capture 36-year-old Anthony Boone in Pike Township.

They also say that Boone attempted to hurt himself as police approached. He was taken to the hospital after taken into custody.

According to the Clearfield County District Attorney, the victim of the fatal shooting was identified as 40-year-old Rebecca Solt from Clearfield. She was shot by Boone on Thursday afternoon in the chest at a home on Legion Road in Hyde, Lawrence Township.



The original story is below, originally published on Friday morning, Aug. 28.



Lawrence Township, PA – A West Decatur man is still on the loose, possibly armed and dangerous, after police say he shot and killed a woman near Clearfield yesterday.

36-year-old Anthony Boone allegedly shot the victim outside a home on Legion Road in Hyde, Lawrence Township, Clearfield County.

She was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police do not say what the motive might have been.

Witness reportedly saw Boone fleeing from the scene with a dog.

Police have been canvassing a wide area ever since, but they have still not been able to locate Boone.

Anthony Boone is a 36-year-old white man, 6 feet 2 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black muscle tee, blue jeans, and a black hat.

If you see Boone, you should not approach him. Instead, immediately call 911. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Photo provided by Lawrence Township Police