Police Investigate Shooting in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. --Wilkes-Barre police are looking into what led to a shooting in the city Tuesday morning.

Cops were called to the home along Blackman Street just after 1 a.m. Tuesday for reports of a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital. Police identified the victim as Kevin Lester, 22, of Wilkes-Barre and said he is in critical condition.

Blackman Street was shut down while state police and officials from the Luzerne County district attorney's office were outside the home. Police took two people from the scene.

Investigators said the shooter's face was covered with a bandana.

There have not been any arrests after the shooting in Wilkes-Barre.

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