Police arrest 7 in stray bullet shooting that wounded woman inside home

DENVER, Pa. (WHTM) – Police have charged seven people in connection with a target-shooting incident that left a woman seriously injured inside her East Cocalico Township home.

Four men and three women were involved in the February 28 shooting.

According to investigators, the seven fired multiple rounds from a second-floor deck aimed at tree stump in their yard. During the shooting, one stray bullet entered a neighboring home on Reinholds Road and struck 22-year-old Jamie Horning.

Horning underwent emergency treatment for a gunshot wound to her neck. She is in stable condition, according to a recent report.

The following individuals have been charged with reckless endangerment:

  • Vernon G. Kurtz, 28, Denver
  • Kyle Sholly, 23, Denver
  • Wesley Melhuish, 24, Lebanon
  • Andrew Richards, 24, Denver
  • Brianna Rottmund, 20, Newmanstown
  • Tawny Kissinger, 26, Denver
  • Amy Dunn, 34, Denver

East Cocalico police said the group fired from seven handguns and 3 rifles during last month’s incident.

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