MEDIA RELEASE SHOOTING AT NOCKAMIXON STATE PARK
The Bedminster Township Police Department, the PA State Police, the PA Game Commission and Detectives from the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office are investigating a shooting that occurred in Nockamixon State Park at the Old Ridge Road access to Nockamixon State Park. The incident was reported at 5:16 PM on 10/24/20.
PA State Game Wardens and State Park Rangers who were patrolling the park quickly responded and found an 18-year-old male from Bucks County who suffered an apparent gunshot injury. First aid was performed, and the subject was transported from the park to a hospital with life threatening injuries.
A witness reported a male in hunting gear leaving the area. Police from throughout Upper Bucks County, including a K9 Officer and a PA State Police Helicopter searched the area and did not locate any persons of interest.
Any hunters, park patrons or anyone who knows of any hunters or park patrons who may have been in the Old Ridge Rd. area of Nockamixon State Park on Saturday 10/24/20 around 5 pm to 6 pm is asked to contact the Bucks County Detectives at 215-348-6868 or 215-340-8140.
There will be a press conference, tentatively scheduled for 3 pm on Monday 10/26/20, at the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.