November 24, 2016

Woman shot, man charged with attempted murder

STROUD TWP - Stroud Area Regional Police responded to 2677 Wigwam Park Rd, Stroud Township at 2:48 Wednesday morning for a report of a female with a gunshot wound. The initial report also stated numerous assailants dressed in camouflage were involved and had fled the scene.

Officers from SARPD and the Pennsylvania State Police arrived and secured the scene, and shortly thereafter found the claim of numerous assailants to be false. Officers found the conscious victim in the residence with a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital and is now in stable condition.

Through investigation it was learned that the defendant, Brain David Dennis, 67, who resides at the address, shot the victim one time with a small caliber manually operated rifle. It was also determined that the defendant is prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Dennis was arraigned on multiple charges including:  attempted criminal homicide; aggravated assault (2 counts); persons not to possess a firearm. He is in the Monroe County Correctional Facility without bail.

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