Shots fired in multiple locations in Wilkes-Barre, hours apart

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WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police responded to two different instances of shots fired in Wilkes-Barre late Friday night and Saturday morning.

According to police, just after 11:30 p.m. Friday, they responded to Sherman Hills Apartments for reports of several gunshots in the area. Witnesses stated that they heard several shots fired. Officers were able to locate shell casings in the area, but no injuries or damage was reported.

Over three hours later, police received a similar call of shots fired on Vulcan Street. Police say they talked to witnesses who heard the gunshots and found spent shell casings nearby. Once again, no injuries or damage was reported.

Police have not said if the incidents were related. The investigation is ongoing.

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