Police identify shooter in Antrim domestic dispute as Roy Adams

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

A man is dead following a reported domestic dispute in Antrim Township Sunday morning.

Authorities identified the man who apparently seriously wounded another man and then fatally shot himself as Roy Adams, 57.

According to Trooper Robert Hicks, the Chambersburg barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police received a call at 9:46 a.m. regarding a domestic situation that involved a shooting. Hicks said the incident happened in the 8100 block of Talhelm Road.

Hicks related that a 57-year-old man, later identified as Roy Adams, returned to his home, where he lives with his ex-wife. Police said the ex-wife had her 51-year-old boyfriend there and a scuffle ensued between Adams and the boyfriend. During the scuffle, police said it appeared Adams shot the boyfriend and then turned the weapon on himself. Police reported Adams was killed and the boyfriend was taken to York Hospital in serious condition.

Police added that the ex-wife/girlfriend was not harmed.

Authorities have not released that name of the anyone else involved. They have no other details at this time.

The state police investigation is continuing.