Four Shot in Monroe County, Suspect Arrested


EFFORT, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Four people in the Poconos are recovering after troopers say they were shot Saturday night. 

State police and emergency responders were called around 8 p.m. to 843 Toll Road in Effort, Monroe County. 

Thomas Modzel is accused of firing a 12-gauge shotgun, hitting the four victims.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks say the victims were taken to the hospital with what are believed to be non life threatening injuries.

Modzel is charged with Attempted Homicide and Aggravated Assault, among other charges. 

This is a developing story.

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