One person injured during shooting in Hazleton


HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – One person was injured Wednesday morning during a shooting in Hazleton.

Hazleton Police say one person was rushed to Lehigh Valley Hazleton after being hit by a bullet on North Wyoming Street around 5:30am Wednesday. That person is expected to survive.

Witnesses tell Eyewitness News it was a “shoot-out.” They say they saw as many as 20 people involved in the incident.

A house on North Wyoming Street is the focus of the shooting investigation.

“We’re in the process of just interviewing people, trying to figure things out. We’ll get the search warrant, obtain the search warrant for searching the interior property,” Det. Sgt. David Rodick said.

Police say they have some suspects, but no other details have been released.

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