Police Searching for Man Armed with Shotgun in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Police are searching for a man believed to be armed with a shotgun in Wilkes-Barre.

Officers are searching in the area of Wyoming Street and have several streets blocked off Monday night after police say a man fired several shots while a police officer was in the area.

Initially, police believed the man was firing at the officer. Investigators said no one was hurt.

Investigators said they are searching for a white male, wearing dark clothing, possibly with a black backpack, and believed to be armed with a shotgun.

Police have not released any other information at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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