4 individuals have been shot; one man was shot within the head and flown to a trauma middle.
TOBYHANNA, Pa. — Pocono Mountain Regional Police are investigating after no less than 4 separate shootings occurred in fast succession.
It began on the Pocono Nation Place round 5 p.m. Monday, the place a 47-year-old lady and a 19-year-old man have been shot.
Quickly after, there was a second taking pictures at Tobyhanna Buying Plaza close to Greenback Normal.
Subsequent, a 3rd taking pictures occurred close to Stogie’s Smoke Store alongside Route 196. The 20-year-old male sufferer there was apparently shot within the head.
“That sufferer was out and in of consciousness, and medical providers have been summoned,” stated Pocono Mountain Police Chief Chris Wagner.
Later, a fourth taking pictures occurred on the intersection of Campbell Method and Kings Method, the place a 20-year-old was shot within the leg.
Greenback Normal Retailer Supervisor Nicole Hull stated she heard just a few gunshots after which much more. She known as 911 after which noticed a buyer was exterior within the car parking zone.
“He heard the whistle of the bullet shell going over his head. I instantly rushed him into the shop, and I locked the doorways, and as I used to be doing so, we heard about 15 to twenty photographs extra,” Hull stated.
Whereas Newswatch 16 was at Pocono Mountain Regional Police, we noticed a black Mercedes, a Kia SUV, and a Volvo sedan towed on the again of a truck.
Police have confirmed all three of these autos are part of the investigation.
Mayor of Mount Pocono Michael Penn stated in a Fb submit: “Please take into account this a growing neighborhood security hazard.”
“It was scary. I am used to residing subsequent to a gun vary, so, in my head, it is oh, it is the gun vary, however in actuality. It was proper subsequent to us, and it began in our car parking zone after which migrated over there,” Hull added.
Police imagine there have been a number of suspects concerned on this taking pictures, and they’re utilizing surveillance video to trace a few of them down.