HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) New details are emerging tonight about a weekend shooting outside a Luzerne County bar. Two people were injured during the shooting in Hanover Township. Eyewitness News has obtained Exclusive video of the shooting. Our Lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshick with a look at the video.
The video was taken by a security camera near the Brooklyn’s Sports Bar on the San Souci Parkway. The drama unfolded at around 4:26 am. You can see patrons exiting the bar. Several of them gather in front of the bar. When an apparent argument begins involving four men. You can see a man, wearing a Santa Claus hat starts shooting. He fires three shots. You can see the flashes from the gunfire.
One victim limps onto the front porch of the bar and drags himself across the porch– after a few moments. You can see more shots being fired from a car in the upper part of your screen. The victim climbs over the railing and onto the ground, as those shots ring out.
We don’t see the second victim – Eyewitness News has learned that person was struck by a ricochet. You can see the shooting suspect jump into a car and flee the scene. This is the latest incident at the bar.
On October 20, 2018 a man is shot in the leg outside the bar
November 18, 2018– l.C.E. Raids the bar: four employees face criminal charges.
A state liquor control enforcement investigator says that November incident included drug possession and selling alcohol after hours.
We were also told that report is being forwarded to the Luzerne County District Attorney’s office who may be the process of closing this bar down as a nuisance bar