Drive-by Shooting in Wilkes-Barre Under Investigation

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Wilkes-Barre police are investigating a drive-by shooting in the city that injured one person.

The police chief tells Newswatch 16 officers on patrol found a man with a gunshot wound in a car at the corner of South Pennsylvania Avenue and East Northampton Street around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

The chief says the victim had been shot in a drive-by shooting about a mile and a half away at Hazle and Blackman streets.

There is no word on the condition of the victim.


  • jsrant

    Start reporting that one gang was after another gang member. Stop being blind that gangs don’t exist in wilkes barre. Thank the NFH scum from NYC and NJ for all this. Wake up wilkes barre.

    • Rusty Knyffe

      And, the reason for this would be that the good, honest, and solid members of the community would tire of this and do something about what’s going on in their own community. Apparently, making it illegal to break the Law just isn’t enough……(face-palm)

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