• Police: Indiana County man tried to kill roommate


    GREEN TOWNSHIP, Pa.,None - Police have charged an Indiana County man accused of trying to kill his roommate early Sunday morning.

    Police said John Reome, 41, is accused of shooting Billie Jo Varner, 40, at the Green Township home the two share.

    According to the police report, Varner had temporarily moved out of the house because of Reome’s behavior.

    When Varner returned to the home at about 8:30 a.m. to check on some dogs, Reome shot her with a shotgun, police said.

    Authorities also said Reome had threatened to kill Varner two days ago.

    No information on Varner’s condition has been released.

    Police said Reome has been charged with attempted homicide and aggravated assault, among other charges.

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