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Police Rule Shooting in Wilkes-Barre a Homicide


WILKES-BARRE — A shooting in Wilkes-Barre is now ruled a homicide.

Wilkes-Barre police said the shooting happened just after 2:00 a.m. Sunday, behind Outsiders Bar located at 650 South Main Street, near the intersection with Hanover Street.

Police said a man was shot in the head. His name has not been released.

Police were looking for a silver car after Sunday morning’s shooting, but did not say if they had a suspect.

The Wilkes-Barre Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact them at: (570)-826-8106.

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