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Remembering Rebecca Solt, victim of shooting in Clearfield County


Lawrence Township, PA – People in Clearfield County are still trying to make sense of last week’s fatal shooting that left a woman dead.

36-year-old Anthony Boone is accused of driving to the home where 40-year-old Rebecca Solt was staying in Hyde, Lawrence Township. He waited until she came outside and shot her three times before fleeing.

Police searched throughout the night for Boone, and he was found Friday afternoon near Rails to Trails in the Curwensville, Pike Township area.

He shot himself in the chest as police approached did not die. He was taken to the hospital and will face numerous felony charges for the deadly shooting.

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.

Rebecca leaves behind three children, ages 19, 12, and 5.

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

Photo from the GoFundMe page

Police are also still searching for Boone’s vehicle.



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