Violence Continues With Another Shooting In Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, PA — City police said a man was found with a gunshot wound in the area of 247 S. Welles St. just before 1:30 a.m. Monday.

Police did not say where the man, whose name was not released, suffered the gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment, police said.

No further information was released.

The victim is the seventh person to be shot in the city within five days. Two of those shootings turned fatal.

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Man Killed In Wilkes-Barre Shooting

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

WILKES-BARRE – A city man was killed in what a law enforcement source said was a shooting late Thursday night.

The source identified the victim as 24-year-old David George, last known address as Academy Street in Wilkes-Barre.

George was gunned down in front of 73 S. Welles St. at about 11 p.m.  The source believes George was standing on a small front porch when he was shot.

The gunman remains at-large, the source said.

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