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Hazleton Shooting Suspect Nabbed

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HAZLETON — A man wanted for a shooting in Hazleton was picked up by police in Philadelphia over the weekend.

Fernando Torres, formerly of Hazleton, was arrested Sunday in Philadelphia.

Authorities say he’s accused of shooting a man in the neck last month in Hazleton.

Torres-Torres was brought back from Philadelphia, and is now locked up in Luzerne County with bail set at $1 million.

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