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One Dead, One Arrested After Shooting in Hazleton

HAZLETON — One man is dead, and one is in custody after a shooting Sunday morning in Hazleton.

According to authorities, shell casings were found in the parking lot of a bar at 711 West Broad Street.

Police said Garey Cox, 45, was shot in the lot just after 2 a.m. Sunday.

He was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital where the coroner said he died a few hours later. The death is ruled a homicide.

Another man was also shot and taken to the hospital. There is no word on his condition.

Two state police troopers said they saw the shooting happen and chased the alleged shooter, Terrence Clarke, and took him into custody.

Clarke is charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.


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