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Man Faces Homicide Charges for Deadly Shooting

Posted on: 11:03 pm, March 17, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:53am, March 18, 2013

MOOSIC — State police in Lackawanna County have a man in custody, charged with shooting and killing a man in Moosic.

Troopers said Adam Wickizer, 29, was charged early Monday morning for shooting Christopher Hughes at the Moosic Trailer Park before 9 p.m. Sunday.

State police said Hughes and his girlfriend Dana Anderson came to pick up her son at Adam Wickizer’s home when a confrontation between Wickizer and the two occurred.  According to troopers, Wickizer met the two holding a rifle and shot as the two turned to walk away.

Hughes was hit and died. Wickizer is charged with homicide.

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