Charges Upgraded to Attempted Homicide in Hazleton

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HAZLETON -- The charges against an alleged shooter in Luzerne County have been upgraded to attempted homicide.

Police in Hazleton accuse George Salata of shooting a man in the face with a shotgun last month at the corner of North Locust and 20th Streets.

Salata was originally charged with assault and endangerment here in Luzerne County.