SOUDERTON, Pa. – Police are surrounding a home outside Philadelphia where a suspect is believed to have barricaded himself after shootings at multiple homes.
Police tell WPVI-TV the man is suspected of killing a five people Monday morning at three different homes northwest of Philadelphia.
The television station reports the man is holed up in a Souderton home where police say two people were killed. Police say the man is also suspected of killing a woman in Harleysville and two people in Lansdale.
Officials are referring questions to the Montgomery County district attorney’s office, which did not immediately return messages left by The Associated Press.
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The Souderton Area School District, citing police activity in Souderton and Harleysville, has ordered students and teachers to shelter in place until further notice.