Wilkes-Barre Police Investigating Shooting

February 17, 2019

City police are investigating a shooting at 253 Bowman St. that occurred around 5:30 Saturday in Wilkes-Barre.

Several neighbors said they heard three shots fired from inside their houses.

One of the neighbors, Joanna Mercado, said she saw a black car driving away from the scene and one man on the ground who was later taken away by ambulance.

Mercado said she overheard a woman from inside the house tell first responders that the gunshot victim was there to visit his girlfriend.

Police Chief Joe Coffay is at the scene along with other police officers, who have not realeased any information at this time.