It happened in broad daylight and has residents of Hazleton scared.
Someone fired a gun at a City home from a speeding car around 1:00
Thursday afternoon. It happened in the same block as a school.***
*City Police, Troopers and a crowd of people, most residents of Locust
Street near 11th Street, where the gunfire startled many today. We’re
told this wasn’t the first time shots have been fired in the area in
recent weeks and neighbors say there was even a big fight back in July.
Neighbors said it was about 5 to 6 shots fired today and we found police
investigating what they believed were bullet holes in a home.
We also know witnesses told police they saw a dark grey or black car
fleeing the area very fast.**
Its not known if anyone was inside the home that was hit with gunfire or
exactly how many bullets holes were found.
Dial 9-1-1 if you know anything about this shooting in Hazleton.