One dead, one facing charges after fatal shooting in Dunmore Friday night

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DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One man is dead and another faces charges after a shooting in Lackawanna County.

It happened in Dunmore at a home on the 400 block of William Street. The coroner says 22-year-old Tyler Sitar was fatally injured when an AR-15 weapon was discharged, striking him in the abdomen. He later died while undergoing surgery.

Investigators say 23-year-old Luigi Lorusso of Shoemakersville, Berks County was handling the gun.

The manner of death is a homicide, and Lorusso faces manslaughter-related charges after Friday night’s shooting.

Dunmore Police Department and the Lackawanna County DA are investigating.

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