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Wilkes-Barre, PA

Police in Wikes-Barre say they responded to a call for shots fired November 23, 2018 at 10:57pm hrs to a home in the 700 block of North Pennsylvania Ave.

Upon arrival authorities say they encountered the victim, 18 year old Jacob T Shedlock, who was suffering from a single gunshot wound to his torso. Police say the Shedlock was treated at the scene and transported to a local hospital for treatment. A short time after arriving at the hospital the Shedlock succumbed to his injuries. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday November 26, 2018 at 10:00 am.

The scene was secured and processed by the Pennsylvania State Police Wyoming.  Police say there is an ongoing investigation by the Wilkes-Barre Detective Division and the Luzerne County DA’s Office Detective Division.  Authorities are asking for anyone with any information surrounding this incident is asked to contact the Wilkes-Barre Detective Division at (570)208-4224 or (570) 208-0911.