Police: THC wax buy with fake money led to shooting in Westmoreland County

Police said a man attempting to sell THC wax was shot when he got into an argument with the people allegedly trying to buy it with fake money.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon along McFarland Road in Derry Township.

State police said the 20-year-old victim was at the location after arranging the sale when a vehicle pulled up with three people inside.

Police said an altercation ensued and one of the suspects shot the victim in the groin.

The victim was taken to a Pittsburgh-area hospital for treatment.

The suspects have been identified as Thomas, Michael Sawyer, 28, and Helen Painter, 22.

All three are facing several charges.

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