Click here to sign up for our FOX43 Blood Drive on January 17

Cumberland Goodwill EMS evacuates from outside residence after hearing gunfire

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Emergency personnel from a Cumberland County basic and advanced life support agency evacuated from outside of a residence Thursday night after hearing the sound of gunfire.

A crew from Cumberland Goodwill EMS was dispatched to an address on Dawn Ridge Loop in Carlisle around 7:38 p.m. for a report of a breathing problem, according to the agency’s statement.

Upon arrival, the crew encountered a patient behaving in an abnormal manner. The crew indicated that they heard gunfire in the area once the patient re-entered the home, the statement says.

Carlisle Police were alerted of the situation and responded — safely accessing the patient.

Police determined that the sound heard by the crew came from a different area and not the patient’s residence, the statement adds.