One man dead in Ridgway bar shooting

RIDGWAY — A 42-year-old Caucasian man is dead after being shot early this morning at Cully’s bar in Ridgway, Elk County Coroner Michelle A. Muccio reported.

Muccio said the man died of “multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and chest.” The man’s identity was not released, nor was the identity of anyone who may have been involved.

Muccio said the man was taken for treatment to Penn Highlands Elk, and he was pronounced dead at 5:01 a.m.

“The investigation is continuing and more information will be available following an autopsy that is scheduled for tomorrow,” Muccio said this afternoon.

Ridgway Borough Police Officer Lovell confirmed there is an ongoing investigation but could not provide details into what the investigation was about. He indicated there is no current danger to the public.