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Man Shot in Hazleton

Posted on: 11:11 pm, September 14, 2013, by , updated on: 11:12pm, September 14, 2013


HAZLETON — Hazleton police say they are investigating a shooting Saturday afternoon that sent one man to the hospital.

Police say they were called to Hazleton General Hospital around 4:30 p.m. and found a 40-year-old man from the city with a gunshot wound. He was flown to another hospital for treatment.

A police news release did not say where the shooting happened, but Newswatch 16 found police collecting evidence around a garage on North Poplar Street. Police from Hazleton were there along with officers from West Hazleton and State Police.

Hazleton police have not publicly identified the victim of Saturday’s shooting.

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