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Woman shot in Schuylkill County club dies from wounds

Husband Steven Probst accused of shooting wife.

UNION TWP., Pa. - A woman shot by her husband Tuesday in a Schuylkill County bar has died from her wounds.

Police say Diane Probst, 51, of Sugarloaf, was shot by her husband Steven Probst, 62, around 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Shenandoah Fish & Game Protective Association.

According to police, Steven entered the club and shot Diane, who was at the bar, in the head.

In a press release, Pennsylvania State Police said Diane died Wednesday at Geisinger Medical Center.

The prior charges against Steven have been dropped and upgraded to criminal homicide, murder of the first degree, murder of the third degree, and other related charges.

There is no bail as a result of the upgraded charges.

After Steven allegedly shot Diane, police said he then turned the gun on himself, but it jammed, giving other patrons time to wrestle him to the ground and take the gun.

Steven is currently being held at the Schuylkill County Prison.


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