SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — There was a heavy police presence in Scranton, Monday evening, as two victims were injured and one killed from gunfire.
According to Scranton Police Chief Tom Carroll, officers responded to the 1900 block of Price Street Monday around 5:00 p.m., for a report of a gunshot victim.
Police confirmed to Eyewitness News three victims suffered gunshot wounds with two women, ages 21 and 42, transported to a nearby hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.
Authorities say a 23-year-old man, Kevin Kruk, was pronounced dead at the scene of a gunshot wound to the chest. At this time coroner Timothy Rowland has ruled his death a homicide.
Police say a preliminary investigation revealed the situation is domestic violence-related.
“Upon police arrival, we discovered three persons with gunshot wounds. The investigation is still active, a crime scene is still active, and there is no threat to the public at this time,” said City of Scranton Police Chief Thomas Carroll.
This is an active investigation and Eyewitness News will keep you updated with the latest as it becomes available.