UPDATE: Man Accused of Shooting Girlfriend’s Stepfather in Kulpmont

KULPMONT -- A man accused of shooting his girlfriend's stepfather in Northumberland County remains on the loose.

Police believe Dashawn Coward, 19, from the Pottsville area shot Archie Moore several times in the legs on Walnut Street in Kulpmont on Thanksgiving Day.

Dashawn Coward, 19, is wanted for shooting Archie Moore in Kulpmont.

Investigators say Coward is the father of Moore's stepdaughter's baby.

Police in Pottsville found the suspect's SUV, but he is still on the run.

Coward faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, possessing a firearm while being a felon, reckless endangerment, and endangering the welfare of a child.

ORIGINAL STORY -- Police have confirmed a shooting Thursday afternoon along Walnut Street in Kulpmont.

Neighbors say a man was shot in the street.

Newswatch 16 was told by neighbors that one man shot another man in the leg.

The wounded man sat in the alley as a neighbor applied a tourniquet.

"We were inside just eating like any other regular family would on Thanksgiving. Just hearing about shootings happen on Thanksgiving is crazy because we are supposed to be giving thanks for everything that you're thankful for. To hear about a shooting going on, it's just crazy," said Brooke Freitag, Kulpmont.

The man was taken to Geisinger near Danville.

Police do have a suspect after the shooting in Northumberland County.


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