By Kaylee Lindenmuth
ZION GROVE - A Sugarloaf man is in prison following an attempted homicide at the Shenandoah Fish and Game Club on Tuesday evening.
The Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to the club at 395 Ferndale Road shortly before 8:00pm Tuesday to investigate a shooting.
According to troopers, Steven Brobst, 62, of Sugarloaf, entered the club and shot a woman, later identified as Steven's wife, 51-year-old Diane Brobst, who was seated at the bar.
Brobst then turned the gun on himself, however, the gun jammed, while patrons at the club intervened, disarming and wrestling Brobst to the ground.
The victim was treated by Shenandoah Ambulance and transported to an awaiting landing zone, where she was flown via Life Flight to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Brobst was arraigned by on-call Magisterial District Judge James Ferrier on charges of Criminal Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Firearms Not to be Carried Without a License, Posessing Instruments of Crime, Simple Assault, and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.
Bail was set at $500,000, and Brobst was committed to the Schuylkill County Prison.
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