November 3, 2017

One dead, another wounded, when dispute between neighbors turns violent

DINGMAN TWP – State police continue to investigate a shooting that left one man dead and a neighbor wounded.  It happened about 1:00 Thursday afternoon on Route 2001.

Police reports say Jeffry VanSlyke, 68 and Howard McElnea, 78, started shooting at each other.  VanSlyke died at the scene.  McElnea, hit several times, was taken to a local hospital for treatment.  His condition is unknown.

Route 2001 was closed and traffic detoured via Sawkill Road and Fisher lane, for several hours.   


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