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Butler state police make arrest in shooting at a Chicora bar

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State police have charged a Chicora man with attempted homicide after he allegedly shot another man at a bar in the Butler County borough early Sunday morning.

According to state police, Gary Ellenberger, 56, allegedly shot Heath Schrecengost, 27, of Karns City once in the upper torso while inside the Millerstown Inn on Main Street in Chicora around 1:40 a.m.

Ellenberger fled the scene. State police said they apprehended him later without incident.

Schrecengost was in critical condition, state police said.

Brian Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter @BCRittmeyer.

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