.

UPDATE: Reported Venetia Shooting a Hoax

Police from Peters, North Strabane and Cecil townships and state police had reportedly been called to the scene.

Editor's Note: This story was updated at 4:30 p.m. to reflect new information.

The Observer-Reporter originally reported that police were surrounding a home on Justabout Road in Peters Township.

Police from Peters, North Strabane and Cecil townships and state police were reportedy at the scene, and some of the officers are armed with assault rifles, according to the report. 

But the Peters Township Fire Department posted on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon that the report of a shooting was a "hoax."

Peters police told the Observer-Reporter that when the homeowner arrived, he told officers tat a female relative left him a voicemail that she was going to make such a call in order to cause the family inconvenience. Police plan to arrest the woman, according to the report.

Do you have photos from the news scene? Upload them to the media box at right.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »