Shooting in Wilkes-Barre

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WILKES-BARRE -- Police say one man was shot in Wilkes-Barre.

According to police, the victim was shot in the abdomen and the leg on North Main Street around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. The shooter took off.

Witnesses say police were questioning two men nearby on Madison Street. One man was placed in handcuffs, but police are not saying if the men being questioned are suspects.

Police said the victim, a 29-year-old man,  was taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition.


  • Karma Police

    Ooooooh I can smell the sweet smell of property value going down in Wilkes-Barre. All in due time.

  • Lloyd Schmucatelli

    Wow, it took me 2 days to click on this!

    I guess I really don’t care about Wilkes-barre crime anymore!


  • lawlessness

    It doesn’t seem that law enforcement is very proactive in Wilkesbarre. It’s probably the same as in most cities, the cops just want to put in their time without getting murdered and then suck up their pension.

  • Archie Beal

    Your right guns don’t kill people…and you that have to keep the guns out of the hands of sickos etc. Well obviously they are trying to do so…guess what that isn’t working in the least…so the next measure needs to be taken…confiscate from everyone and destroy them…society has ruined it for everyone…you ask what about the thugs that illegally obtained…through time and attrition they will eventually be taken and collected…i never said it will be a quick process but it will and can be accomplished…and the 2ndammendment needs to be repealed and rewritten.

    • Gimme a break!

      Well confiscating from everyone is NOT the solution. What about people who hunt and use the meat to feed their families? How fair would that be? Some people simply can not afford to buy meat so they hunt to feed their families. But who cares about that right? I can understand both sides but I simply don’t believe that’s the answer where all you are looking at is the negative. You ha eto look at both sides and weigh difference. It is not logical to take away guns from every person in this country. It will never happen. You just keep telling yourself it will.

  • Archie Beal

    You idiot’s are kidding yourselves if you don’t think firearm confiscation isn’t coming…in time it will be implemented wait and see….and there won’t be a dam thing you’ll do about it other than hand over what your told or face prosecution…you may think I am crazy, stupid whatever. When it happens you fools will be saying…dam Archie Beal was right. It’s ok

    • Frank Rizzo

      Since these people 99% of the time don’t have legally obtained firearms, how would you go about confiscating them? They already are not supposed to have them.

      • hey now

        That’s the mind screw of it all, they’ll be confiscating all the legal weapons in the name of grandstanding for gun control from responsible gun owners and do it right under our noses instead of tracking down thugs starting with their track records and gang affiliations and all the loony-lefty-lemmings will say yay drunk on their fav drink lying-liberal-koolaid.

    • goodluck

      The government already did try to confiscate the citizen’s guns. Waco, Ruby Ridge, etc. How did that work out for them? Can you only imagine the bloodbath upon the officials if they invaded Detroit or Chicago to get their guns?

    • Are you for real?!

      Well Archie, then they will have to rewrite our constitution because it states we have the right to bare arms. That was part of the Obama administration and if wingnut Hillary got in, she was going to carry on with it. I thank God she didn’t get it. Guns don’t kill people its the fools behind them. They need to figure out how to keep them out of the wrong hands. Its not right to just take everyone’s rights away for a few sickos out there. There will be a time when you wish you had a gun its coming. So, ,just stop with the whole get rid of the guns crap and use that lump that’s 3 feet above you butt for something other than a hat rack!!!

  • Jaelynn

    Ya know if u is is not a race issue or a gun issue it’s a territorial drug issue unfortunately it makes the most money maybe once we can get drug issue under control which probably will never happen and honestly it’s sad most of our next generation u Alf will be drug dealers and 90% will be addict’s every 5-10 years it gets worse

    • fight_the_good_fight

      Actually, it was way better than in the 70′-90’s until about 10 yrs ago..there was this odd window when all hell broke loose and the law was more interested in busting potheads than instead of poison peddlers when they FIRST cropped up. Opiates have been prescribed for years and just NOW it’s suddenly a problem? And where in the hell is the fentanyl coming from?!

  • Paul Valverde

    The only thing that matters is my band COUNTERAGENT is safe and sound to write about these sad incidents that occur across our county. I need more material that will bring me women. I need a hot logical wife into the gotic industrial lifestyle i cling to so madly. Love me.

  • Archie Beal

    Here we go again….I cannot say it enough…firearms have no place in society…they need to go…government needs to step in and take control…you don’t see or hear of problems such as this in countries where government has control

    • Dhebes

      Yup, everything is fine in China, Russia, nazi Germany, Cuba…’s sad that you’re that ignorant of history and what goes on in this world! Do you think the Jews in Germany would have allowed the nazis to herd them into cattle cars if the Jews were able to have guns!?!

      • E

        Ha ha ha ha! Are you fu*king serious! There is no way you actually just said that! Ha ha ha ha ha ga ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

    • i_C_Crazy_people

      I hope that you’re either being sarcastic or that you DON’T live in central PA or anywhere in this country..

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