Court documents detail Elkland shooting

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(UPDATE 11:02 a.m.) 

According to court documents, Hood shoot Ryan Sackett in the upper chest and was found in possession of methamphetamine after admitting to police he fired the weapon.

The gun police say was used was a Rohm Gmbhy Sonthein/Brenz .22 revolver, and Hood did not have a license to carry it. A witness identified a white vehicle driven by the suspect, which was later located during a traffic stop.

Hood’s girlfriend told police during the stop that Hood was responsible for the shooting and that he gave her the gun to throw out a window. Hood’s cellphone, a lunch box, and a Pringles can with a fake bottom were also tossed out of the vehicle.

The revolver was located on the south shoulder of Coates Street between Taft Ave. and Proctor Ave. 

Police say Hood recklessly endangered five people at the residence, including Sackett. Hood told police he never intended to fire the gun, but only use it to scare Sackett.

Sackett has since been released from the hospital.


(Update 9:30 p.m.)

The shooter has been identified as Terrance Hood, 36, of Elkland, Pa. Hood was charged with Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Possession of Meth, and associated charges. 

Hood was transported to the Tioga County Prison and was arraigned before Jude James E. Carlson.

He is currently being held without bail.


Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report of a shooting victim who was eventually found on the front porch of a residence with an apparent gunshot wound to the chest area.

The call came in at approximately 3:12 a.m. on Monday, May 6, when a resident made a call to authorities and reported that someone had been shot.

The victim was transported to the Robert Packer Hospital by ambulance.

It was reported that the shooter fled the scene in a small white four-door vehicle and drove north on Proctor Avenue.

During the course of the investigation, the shooter was eventually identified and taken into custody. He is currently awaiting charges and arraignment at this time.

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