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Deadly shooting at township meeting in Penn.
ROSS TOWNSHIP, Penn. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A suspect is behind bars in Pennsylvania following a deadly shooting spree at a township meeting.
Police say 59-year-old Rockne Newell opened fire at a municipal building in Ross Township Monday night.
Three people were killed and several others injured.
A witness says Newell began the shooting spree from outside the building, firing through a wall using a pistol with a scope.
He then barged into the meeting room and continued firing.
An official at the meeting eventually tackled Newell and shot him with his own gun.
Newell survived and was taken to the hospital in police custody.
Police say Newell had an ongoing dispute with the township over condemning his property.
They are still investigating.