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Suspect in fatal shooting taken into custody

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.

 

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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.

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