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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

08/26/2022

DEATH INVESTIGATION IN ALTOONA

Lake County sheriff’s detectives are investigating an incident that left two people dead from apparent gunshot wounds last night (August 25) in the northeast part of Lake County. The incident occurred at 45918 Pennsylvania Road in Altoona at approximately 9 p.m.

Deputies responded to the residence after receiving a report of two people at the home being shot. Upon arrival, two male victims were found deceased. The deceased victims have been identified as 34-year-old David Thomas Mikell of Umatilla and 41-year-old Shane Eugene Clements of Altoona.

Detectives have developed leads and are following up on the information. The shooting was not a random act and the two persons of interest do not reside at the residence.

The investigation is active; therefore, no further information is being released at this time. Further details will be provided once they become available.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 352-343-9529, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS where they could be eligible for a cash reward.


Released by John Herrell

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