Manhunt is on for gunman who killed two people in retirement community in Pennsylvania

A gunman shot and killed two people at a retirement community in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.

Authorities are searching for the gunman after the shooting at Bellingham Retirement Community in West Chester, which is 35 miles west of Philadelphia.

Roads up to a mile away from the crime scene have been cordoned off while a perimeter has been set up around the facility, WCAU-TV nglaporake.

Officials said police received a report of a shooting at around 6:30pm on Wednesday, according to WPVI-TV.

Swarms of police vehicles and ambulances descended on the scene.

They are being assisted by federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

A gunman shot and killed two people at a retirement community in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Authorities are searching for the gunman after the shooting at Bellingham Retirement Community in West Chester, which is 35 miles west of Philadelphia

A gunman shot and killed two people at a retirement community in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Authorities are searching for the gunman after the shooting at Bellingham Retirement Community in West Chester, which is 35 miles west of Philadelphia

A gunman shot and killed two people at a retirement community in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Authorities are searching for the gunman after the shooting at Bellingham Retirement Community in West Chester, which is 35 miles west of Philadelphia

Roads up to a mile away from the crime scene have been cordoned off while a perimeter has been set up around the facility

Roads up to a mile away from the crime scene have been cordoned off while a perimeter has been set up around the facility

Roads up to a mile away from the crime scene have been cordoned off while a perimeter has been set up around the facility

The image above shows a roadblock where the parents of wait staff working at the facility are being told to wait

The image above shows a roadblock where the parents of wait staff working at the facility are being told to wait

The image above shows a roadblock where the parents of wait staff working at the facility are being told to wait

Swarms of police vehicles and ambulances descended on the scene Wednesday night

Swarms of police vehicles and ambulances descended on the scene Wednesday night

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Swarms of police vehicles and ambulances descended on the scene Wednesday night

They are being assisted by federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

They are being assisted by federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

They are being assisted by federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Officials said police received a report of a shooting at around 6:30pm on Wednesday. The Bellingham Retirement Community is seen in the above stock photo

Officials said police received a report of a shooting at around 6:30pm on Wednesday. The Bellingham Retirement Community is seen in the above stock photo

Officials said police received a report of a shooting at around 6:30pm on Wednesday. The Bellingham Retirement Community is seen in the above stock photo

When police arrived, they were told that the gunman fled, possibly in a white van.

Authorities say that the shooter may have also been involved in another shooting nearby in the Downington area.

Police have set up a staging area at East Goshen Elementary School.

Schools within a radius of two miles of the scene have been placed on lockdown.

District officials said there were a small number of students inside West Chester East High School.

Police are now coordinating with officials and parents to arrange for the students’ safe departure from the area.

West Chester made headlines last November when a local nursing home, Barclay Friends, was destroyed by a massive fire.

Four people died of smoke inhalation and more than two dozen others were injured in the blaze.

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