2 in custody for double homicide in Mifflin County

LEWISTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – Two men have been taken into custody after the fatal shootings of two women in Mifflin County.

Granville Township police were called to a home along Fairway Drive early Monday after a neighbor saw someone outside carrying what appeared to be a gun.

Officers took the men into custody when they arrived and then discovered the victims, according to state police in Lewistown.

The chief of Granville Township police asked state police to take over the investigation.

Troopers said one woman was shot in her bed and the other woman was shot outside the home. They said the women were related.

The names of the victims and the suspects were not immediately released.

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