Antrim domestic shooting victim Thomas Olson dies

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
The house at 8197 Talhelm Road was the scene of a domestic dispute Sunday morning that left two men dead.

The shooting victim in Sunday’s domestic dispute in Antrim Township has died, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Trooper Robert Hicks announced Tuesday morning that Thomas Olson, 51, died at 11:10 a.m. Monday. Olson had been taken to York Hospital after he was shot during a domestic dispute Sunday at 8197 Talhelm Road.

Hicks said late Monday morning that Olson, who police did not provide an address for, was taken to York Hospital in serious condition following shooting. Police said Olson was apparently shot by the ex-husband of his girlfriend. Police allege that Roy Adams, 57, then turned the gun on himself. Adams died at the scene, according to police.

Hicks said the gun used by Adams was a .25 caliber handgun.

According to Hicks, the Chambersburg barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police received a call at 9:46 a.m. Sunday, April 6 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 lived with his ex-wife. Police said the ex-wife had her 51-year-old boyfriend, now identified as Thomas Olson, there and a scuffle ensued between Adams and the boyfriend. During the scuffle, police said it appeared Adams shot Olson and then turned the weapon on himself. Police reported Adams was killed and Olson was taken to York Hospital.

Police added that the ex-wife/girlfriend, whom they have not identified, was not harmed.

The state police investigation is continuing.