Incident

1-28-2018 Pennsylvania Melcroft 4-1

Location

January 28, 2018

Ed's Car Wash
1301 Indian Creek Valley Rd
Melcroft, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 40.0521, -79.3889

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: William Scott Porterfield
  • Age: 29
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Seth William Cline
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Chelsia Lou Cline
  • Age: 25
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Courtney Sue Snyder
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Timothy Smith
  • Age: 28
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Institution/Group/Business
  • Mass Murder (4+ deceased victims excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator , one location)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Shootout (where VENN diagram of shooters and victims overlap)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault weapon (AR-15, AK-47, and ALL variants defined by law enforcement)

Notes

Suspect wearing body armor, died at hosp Injured woman was injured by glass, not gunfire

Guns Involved

3 guns involved.

  • Type: 223 Rem [AR-15]
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 308 Win
  • Stolen: Unknown