Coroner Rules Homicide In Wilkes-Barre Shooting

November 26, 2018

The Luzerne County Coroner’s Office has ruled the death of Jacob Shedlock a homicide, following an autopsy this morning.

Shedlock, 18, died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the coroner’s office.

Shedlock, of Laurel Run, was found shot and mortally wounded at a home on North Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre at about 11 p.m. Friday.

Police continue to investigate, according to city police Chief Joseph Coffay.

Today’s autopsy was conducted by forensic pathologist Dr. Gary Ross.

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