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State Police: Man Shot by Scranton Police Officer

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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