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Police officers were stationed on Monday outside the home of a Pennsylvania man who may have been involved in ā€œa killing spreeā€ in which six people were shot dead and one person severely injured,Ā Al-Jazeera reports.Ā 

ā€œThe [alleged] gunman was identified as 35-year-old Bradley William Stone and described by authorities as being armed and dangerous,ā€ the news site explains. ā€œPolice also said he remained at large Monday, despite a flurry or action suggesting he may be holed up at a property in Pennsburg, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia.ā€


Police officers used a megaphone warning Stone to come out of the residence.

According to Al-Jazeera, the shootings occurred ā€œat homes in Harleysville, Lansdale and Souderton, three Philadelphia suburbsĀ that are within a few miles of one another.ā€

A neighbor said that Stone is a former member of the military and one of the shooting victims was his ex-wife. Risa Vetri Ferman, the district attorney in Montgomery County, said that all of the shooting victims had a ā€œfamilial relationshipā€ with Stone.


After police responded to 911 calls and found multiple people shot and killed, local schools were placed under lockdown.

Read more at Al-Jazeera.