Charges Upgraded to Attempted Homicide in Hazleton

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.