Police: Argument preceded Pa. mother’s shooting

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JOHNSTOWN (AP) – Authorities in Western Pennsylvania say a man accused of having killed a mother shortly before Mother’s Day told investigators that the shooting followed an argument.


Twenty-five-year-old Kyle Rodgers is charged in Cambria County in the shooting death of 20-year-old Linsey Wolfe late Saturday night in Dale.


The Tribune-Democrat of Johnstown reports that authorities allege in a criminal complaint that police found Rodgers standing over the victim’s body, and he “said he shot Wolfe and that he was sorry.”


Investigators said the couple argued and Rodgers took a handgun from underneath a pillow on the bed and went downstairs, and Wolfe pushed him and the gun discharged. Officials said a child was present in the home but was uninjured.


Rodgers is charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault.


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