Homicide investigation in Monroe County

 TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A teen and a man are both dead after a late night shooting in Monroe County.

Police tell eyewitness news a 16 year old girl from Tobyhanna was shot and killed at a home in the 100 block of poplar place in "the Pocono farms development" around 8:30PM Friday night.

The teen suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

The suspect is 63 year old Freddie Simmons also of Tobyhanna. Simmons suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head.

The shooting is considered an isolated incident and there is no immediate danger to the public.

Police are continuing their investigation this morning.


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