Crime

Two charged after reportedly shooting firearm in residence

A man and woman face felony firearms charges after allegedly shooting within a residence Thursday.

According to state police at Philipsburg, troopers responded at about 10:30 p.m. to Walnut Street in Rush Township for a report of gunshots in a residence. On arrival, police reportedly discovered Trevor L. Stem, 30, of Bellefonte, and Barbara H. Dubbs, 36, of Philipsburg, “discharging a firearm ... into the ceiling of the residence.”

Both were taken into custody by troopers, police said.

Stem and Dubbs were both charged with felony counts of discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure and misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. Charges were filed through District Judge Carmine Prestia.

Preliminary hearings are scheduled for Dec. 6.

Jeremy Hartley: 814-231-4616, @JJHartleyNews

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