Incident

2-27-2020 Pennsylvania Tamaqua 1-1

Location

February 27, 2020

104 Gay St
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 40.7994, -75.977

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Eric Tavener
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Francis Witmayer
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun

Notes

Schuylkill Co, vic playing with gun, subject took gun back, AD fired when taking gun apart

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 9
State Senate District: 29
State House District: 124