WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — It was a busy night Wednesday for police in the Wilkes-Barre area.
Officers responded to two crime scenes less than two miles apart. One was a home on Hill Street. The other was Chacko’s Bowling Alley. Police tape was set up in the parking lot as they collected evidence.
City and township police also responded to Chacko’s Family Bowling Center on Wilkes-Barre Boulevard along with state police. There were shell casings in the parking lot and a witness told Eyewitness News they heard and saw people arguing followed by gunshots.
Officials on scene say at least two people pulled guns out and shot at each other. Multiple cars in the Chacko’s parking lot were struck and one person was taken to the hospital.
Not much is known at this time, but police were also called to a home in the 100 block of Hill Street after 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night.
It’s not known yet if these scenes are connected. We will keep you updated with the latest on future editions of Eyewitness News.