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Police searching for Bolivar man after Indiana County shooting

Megan Tomasic
Pennsylvania State Police
David Lee McGinnis, 26, of Bolivar, is accused of firing one round from a 9mm handgun during an altercation inside an Indiana County hotel room.

State police are searching for a Westmoreland County man who allegedly shot into an Indiana County hotel Monday.

David Lee McGinnis, 26, of Bolivar, is accused of firing one round from a 9mm handgun during an altercation inside a Days Inn, police said. The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. at 1085 Route 22 Highway West, Burrell Township.

Police said they found a shell casing and bullet fragments in the drywall of the hotel room.

McGinnis and another male fled the hotel, officials said. Police took a female into custody on drug possession charges.

State police from Indiana County, along with the Pennsylvania State Police Aviation Patrol Unit, searched the area for McGinnis, but were unable to locate him.

McGinnis is charged with one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied structure, one count of persons not to possess, control, sell or transfer firearms and one count of recklessly endangering another person. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Anyone with information regarding his location can contact police at 724-357-1960.

Megan Tomasic is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Megan at 724-850-1203, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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