WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One man was taken away in an ambulance after a shooting in Wilkes-Barre Thursday night.
It happened at the Dollar General on the corner of Ross and South Main Streets around 8:00 p.m. Bullet casings could be seen on the ground. Two bullet holes could were also seen in a car at the scene.
Police say the victim met with two other men to “engage in a transaction.” A dispute took place inside the vehicle and one of the men pulled out a gun.
The victim tried to grab the gun, according to police. He then got out of the car and ran.
Police say one of the male suspects then shot at the victim, who was struck in the upper torso. The suspect then fled the area.
The victim received treatment at a local hospital and police have confirmed that this is and isolated incident.
Police also ask that if anyone has information regarding this shooting they call Wilkes-Barre City Police Department.