One death, one injury after early morning shooting in Sunbury

SUNBURY – It was a woman who was shot by her estranged husband this morning in Sunbury. The Sunbury Police Department says their preliminary investigation indicates that the woman arrived to work this morning at a business on Third Street when she was confronted by her estranged husband.

Upon arrival to the scene police found the women with a gunshot wound to her left shoulder, she was still inside of her vehicle and the man was deceased with a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  Police say they will not release the identity of the victim or suspect until families are notified.


The shooting took place just around 8 am this morning near the corner of N. Third Street and Arch Street. The Sunbury Police were assisted at the scene by the state police, Point Township and Northumberland Borough Police departments, and Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley.

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