Last updated: July 19. 2014 12:34PM - 1573 Views
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WEST HAZLETON — Police are investigating a shooting that injured a man early Saturday outside Ivanna’s Bar on West Green Street.

Deivon Amir Barlow, 19, was flown to Lehigh Valley Allentown hospital after being taken by ambulance to Lehigh Valley Hazleton hospital. His medical condition was not available.

Police said that during a traffic stop at 2:08 a.m. a passing motorist told them of the shooting. Police said the motorist stated, “they are straight up shooting at each other at the bar.” Police responded and were told by witnesses that numerous people were shooting at each other after an altercation outside the bar.

Police asked that anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information should call the West Hazleton Police Department at 570 455-3733 or Luzerne County 911.

The state police and Butler Township and Hazleton police assisted.

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