Cops: Man Hit Woman With Shotgun

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BLOOMSBURG — A woman in Columbia County was taken to the hospital with head injuries after a man hit her in the face with the barrel of a shotgun, according to police.

It happened at a home at Murray Avenue and First Street in Bloomsburg around 1 a.m. Thursday.

According to police, Gary Bowman from Berwick now faces simple assault, aggravated assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct charges.

Police said the victim had severe lacerations and bruising on her head and was taken to Geisinger Medical Center near Danville.