Sign up for one of our email newsletters. State police discovered a driver with a gunshot wound when responding to a car crash in Nicholson Township, Fayette County Thursday afternoon, and found her suspected shooter close by in a similar condition. Christopher Ryczek, 47, of Smithfield allegedly shot a 40-year-old Smithfield woman, then shot himself, according to police. The woman managed to drive away, but didn't make it far before crashing into a fence. Ryczek is in critical condition at J.W.