One Dead After Za Uk Lian Allegedly Opens Fire in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

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One innocent was killed when 45-year-old Za Uk Lian allegedly opened fire in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Wednesday morning.

‘The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Lian allegedly shot at female driver shortly before sunrise, striking her vehicle. The woman did not realize the bullet had hit her car until she pulled in a Wawa parking lot shortly after the shot was fired.

Lian then pulled into the Wawa parking lot and allegedly shot the driver of a Jeep. The driver’s injuries are non-life-threatening.

The shooter then allegedly shot a 31-year-old truck driver named Ramon Ramirez, fatally wounding him.

NBC Philadelphia noted Lian then ran roughly a quarter mile down the street and shot himself, ending his own life.

Lehigh Valley District Attorney Jim Martin described the shootings as “indiscriminate and unrelated.”

The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence reported Pennsylvania has universal background checks for handgun sales.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkinsa weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him at You can sign up to get Down Range at


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