UPDATE: Clarion County Shooting Believed to be Accidental; Autopsy Scheduled for Thursday

police-line-6WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A 22-year-old Curwensville woman is dead following an apparent accidental shooting Wednesday evening in Washington Township, Clarion County.

The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. along Lake Lucy Road, just off State Route 208.

A representative with Marienville-based State Police confirmed that multiple troopers were dispatched around 5:40 p.m.

Clarion County Coroner Terry Shaffer was dispatched around 6:15 p.m. and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The shooting is believed to be accidental in nature, according to State Police.

Chief Deputy Coroner Randall Stom told exploreClarion.com that an autopsy will be performed Thursday afternoon in Erie.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

No further information is being released at this time.

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