2 teens found shot dead next to vehicle in Pottstown double homicide, officials say

The deaths of two teenagers has sparked a homicide investigation in Pottstown, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.

Police found the male teens while responding to nine calls of shots fired near Fourth and Johnson street around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

The victims, identified as 18-year-old Brandon Baycote-Byer and 17-year-old Skyler Fox were shot dead by a vehicle driven by one of the victims. 


Officials say 10 shells casings, one projectile and a 9mm handgun with an obliterated serial number were recovered at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pottstown Police Department.