HORNERSTOWN – A 34-year-old African-American male from Clearfield was shot in Hornerstown during the early-morning hours on Friday.
According to GANT News partner WJAC-TV, Johnstown police say the shooting occurred at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Oak Street in Hornerstown.
The victim was reportedly driven to the area with the intent to purchase narcotics. A short time later, police say he ran back to the car after having been shot in the leg.
Police say that the victim lost a lot of blood and was left in critical condition following surgery at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
According to the report, a 30-year-old African-American male, Darryl Thomas, is connected to the shooting, and he is considered to be “armed and dangerous.”
There weren’t any reports about a shooting in the area, and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 814-472-2100.