November 29, 2018

Attempted homicide arrest in Monroe County


STROUD TWP - Stroud Area Regional Police Department responded shortly after 9 Tuesday morning for a reported that that a possibly armed man was attempting to break into a residence and possible shots fired at Hill Top Circle, Blue Mountain Lake Estates in Stroud Township.

Responding officers encountered two men, Musa Bey, 53, and the 32-year-old male victim who were both initially taken into custody due to the circumstances.

Investigation revealed an ongoing domestic disturbance at the residence involving Bey and the victim. The victim knocked on the front door of the residence without a response and returned to the driveway where he heard what he believed to be a gunshot. The victim said Bey walked towards him while pointing a gun. Bey then fired at least one shot at him. During a physical confrontation the gun was discharged multiple times. The victim did not sustain any injuries.

was subsequently arrested and charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, and a person not to possess a firearm. He is in the Monroe County Correctional Facility without bail.

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