NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Luzerne County Coroner tells Eyewitness News the victim of the Nanticoke homicide over the weekend has been identified.

According to coroner Jill Matthews, 37-year-old Brian Edwards died of a gunshot wound and the manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

Police said the shooting took place at a home on Jifkin Street around 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Edwards was located at the scene and taken to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital.

Nanticoke Police Department along with Pennsylvania State Police are continuing to investigate.