Gunman who killed 4 at car wash on life support: Cops

5 dead after shooting at Melcroft Fayette County 2812018

State police said Timothy Smith, 28, was armed with a semi-automatic rifle, a.308-caliber rifle and a handgun and was wearing a body armor carrier without the ballistic panels inserted when he opened fire early Sunday morning at Ed's Car Wash in Saltlick Township, a rural town about 55 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.

Family members of the victims told WXPI that the suspect was a man who used to date one of the victims he shot dead.

The victims of the shooting were identified as William Porterfield, 27, Chelsie Cline, 25, Courtney Snyder, 23, and Seth Cline, 21, by the police.

Smith later shot himself in the head, and is in hospital, where he is not expected to survive his injuries.

"It is a possibility that the gunshot wound to Smith was self-inflicted, however that determination has not been made at this point", according to the police report.

Cline's relative, Sierra Kolarik, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that Smith had moved toward becoming focused with the woman.

Ed Bukovac, who owns the vehicle wash with his wife, Shari, told the Tribune-Review that a neighbor called him around 4 a.m. Sunday and said something was wrong at his business.

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Evidence markers sit on the scene of a fatal shooting at a auto wash in Melcroft, Pa., Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.

The man, identified by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office as Robert Monti, was transported to a local hospital and died, police said. His or her condition and identity is not yet known.

Initially, it was reported Sunday that five people were killed, but the fifth person, who was named as the shooter, was hospitalized.

A man who lives nearby told the newspaper he heard about 30 gunshots over several minutes.

Trooper Robert Broadwater said two victims were found inside a pickup truck, and two others were found in the auto wash's parking lot. Two were pickup trucks - including the one that two of the victims were found in - and the other was a sedan.

Porterfield and Chelsie Cline were killed inside their vehicle while near the side of the auto wash, officials said. Another woman in the rear seat of the extended cab pickup truck only suffered injuries from broken glass.

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