Shooting reported at Lakota Lake apartments in West Chester Twp

West Chester Police ID dead victim in Friday’s fatal shooting, not looking for suspects

Jesse K. Buabeng, 25, of West Chester Twp., was shot to death in the Lakota Lake Apartments, township spokeswoman Barb Wilson said.

The name of a surviving victim, who was shot in the foot, was not released Saturday.

Police responded to a call of shots fired at 3:50 p.m. Friday from an apartment in the 6900 block of Lakeside Drive in the apartment complex.

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“Upon arrival, police found two males with apparent gunshot wounds,” Wilson said in a release. “One male was deceased. The second male had a gunshot wound to the foot and was transported to West Chester Hospital.”

West Chester Twp. police and fire departments respond to a double shooting at the Lakota Lake apartments on Lakeside Drive Friday, March 27, 2020. NICK GRAHAM / STAFF

Wilson said police are not looking for suspects.

“At this time, West Chester Police are not looking for suspects and have no reason to believe there is a threat to the community,” she said.

The township police department is working with the county prosecutor’s office, according to Butler County Assistant Prosecutor Brad Burress.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Staff writer Lauren Pack contributed to this story.

West Chester Township police and fire departments responded to the report of a shooting at Lakota Lake apartments on Lakeside Drive Friday, March 27, 2020. NICK GRAHAM / STAFF
Photo: Staff Writer

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