The Potter County Sheriff's Department is investigating a homicide that occurred last night.

Last night at 9:30pm, Potter County Sheriff deputies were called out to a home at 210 W. Mobley after an call for an ambulance was made because of a shooting.   When arriving they found a man who had died from a gun shot. A female was also at the home.  The gun shot wound was found on his upper body.  The man was declared dead at the scene and Justice of the Peace Debbie Horn has ordered an autopsy.

The victim was identified as Joseph Lee Hamel, 56.  The female, Janice Mae Sicard, 65, was booked into the Potter County Correction Center for murder.

If you have any information on the case please contact the Special Crimes Unit at 378-9468.