Pottsville Bar Fight Ends in Gunfire


POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) A fight leads to gunfire in Pottsville early Friday morning. Charges are pending against two men and Eyewitness News Reporter Lauren Hensley has the latest from police.


 Pottsville police were called to Sarge’s Soup and Sandwich on the 500 block of N. Centre Street just before 1:00 Friday morning for the report of a shooting.


 Police say Kristopher Negron and Daiquen Price were arguing inside the shop that led to the gunfire. Police say their investigation revealed seven shots were fired.


Both men were hit by the gunfire and police say their injuries are non-life threatening. Price has been treated and interviewed by police. Police say he admitted to firing the shots.


Police say Negron is still being treated.


Eyewitness News cameras were rolling as police were searching a home on the 600 block of North Centre Street in connection with this crime. That’s just a block away from the bar.



 Police say they plan to charge both men with attempted criminal homicide and other related charges. The men are expected to arraigned later this afternoon. 


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