SHAMOKIN, Pa. -- A man facing charges following a standoff with police is now charged in the shooting death of a woman in Northumberland County.
Police in Shamokin have charged Jose Colon with criminal homicide.
Investigators say Colon shot Kasandra Ortiz in the head with a shotgun late last month. Her body was found near a dumpster on North Rock Street.
Colon is also facing charges for an hours-long standoff with police, including 11 counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, 11 counts of assault of a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault, and making terroristic threats.