Police investigate fatal Wilkes-Barre shooting

June 23rd, 2015 6:56 pm

First Posted: 10/13/2013

Wilkes-Barre police are investigating the Sunday morning shooting death of a man behind Outsiders Bar on South Main Street and Pennsylvania Boulevard.

When police arrived at the scene around 12:15 a.m., they found the victim in the rear lot suffering from a gunshot wound to the head area, a release said.

Wilkes-Barre paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to Geisinger Medical Center for treatment. Police say the case is now a homicide because the man died. They have not identified the victim.

The investigation is ongoing and being handled by the city detective division, the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office and the PA State Police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact city police at (570) 826-8106.