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Driver Shot, Car Runs Into House Causing Fire In Lansdowne

Landsdown Fire - 5-7-12

By Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Firefighters battled a fire early Sunday along North Maple Avenue in Lansdowne, Delaware County.

The blaze was reported by police after a driver lost control and crashed into the building.

The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. Just prior to the crash, witnesses reported hearing numerous gunshots.

Reports from the scene indicate one person in the car, believed to be driver, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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