Attempted Homicide Investigation Underway in Exeter

Police Seek Information on Shooting

EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV)   Police are investigating an attempted homicide in Exeter that leaves a man in critical condition,

According to State Police Wyoming just before midnight Austin Naples of Birchwood Estates was dropped off at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest.

 A friend of the 21 year old Naples told Police  that three men allegedly pulled up outside the victim’s home. One of the men showed a handgun. A shot was fired and Naples was struck in the chest.

The three men left the scene and Naples was driven to the hospital by his friend.

Police do not believe this was a random act and   are currently  investigating this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police in Wyoming or 9-1-1.


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