Wilkes-Barre Police Probe Shooting

November 20, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating a shooting that took place early Monday morning. Police said a 27-year-old woman reported a man had been trying to get money from her along Coal Street around 1:25 a.m. when she heard a gunshot. The woman fled the scene and then discovered she had been shot, police said. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated. Police said the incident was still under investigation. They did not release a description of the shooter. — JAMES HALPIN

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