STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Another violent night in the Poconos, this time deadly.
One person was shot and killed in Stroud Township Tuesday evening. Police are investigating a fatal shooting.
It happened around 5:30 Tuesday evening at 2040 Paradise Trail. Two people were shot. One of them is dead.
According to newly released information from Stroud Area Regional Police Chief Jennifer Lyons, officers responded to a report of a person shot inside the home.
They found the homeowner who called 911 as well as a man and woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
The woman was shot in the stomach and flown to a hospital. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The section of Paradise Trail was shut down as police investigated the scene. They reopened the road just before 10 p.m.
Chief Lyons said the public is not in any danger as this is an isolated incident. Additional information on the female victim’s condition or possible suspects is not available at this time.
Chief Lyons said she will not be releasing the victims’ names at this time.
The shooting is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Stroud Area Regional Police.