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State Police: Man Shot by Scranton Police Officer

Posted on: 9:47 pm, January 11, 2014, by , updated on: 05:02am, January 13, 2014

SCRANTON — Authorities said a police officer was involved in a shooting in Scranton Saturday evening.

Police said they were called to a home on New York Street in the Pine Brook section of the city for a domestic dispute.

Officers said when they arrived, Javar Josey, 30, walked outside and pointed a gun at them. A police officer then shot him in the left shoulder.   Josey was taken to the hospital.

State Police have taken over the investigation.

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