Police: spitting on a missing object leads to the shooting of a man in the canton of Kiski. imprisoned woman


A woman from Kiski Township has been jailed in Armstrong County after shooting a man she forced out of the car on New Years Eve, Kiski Township police said.

Police said Patricia Kettering-Pierce, 55, of Clarks Hollow Road, shot the man along Edmond Road in Armstrong County around 9.45 p.m. Saturday during an argument over a missing object. Kettering-Pierce fired a shot that hit the man after he got out of the car, police said.

The man, who was not identified by police, walked to a nearby residence and called for help. He was then taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

When police found Kettering-Pierce, officers proceeded to his residence on Clarks Hollow Road, where they found the weapon used in the shooting, police said.

Police also said they found marijuana and methamphetamine inside the residence. When a grenade was found inside the house, the bomb squad of the Allegheny County Police Department was notified and disposed of the grenade after determining it was inert, police said. .

Kettering-Pierce was placed in the Armstrong County Jail on charges of aggravated and common assault, reckless endangerment of another and drug possession offenses. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for January 12 before District Judge James Andring.

Joe Napsha is a writer for Tribune-Review. You can contact Joe at 724-836-5252, [email protected] or via Twitter .


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