Man wanted in connection to Luzerne County stabbing

HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Hanover Police are looking for a man they say stabbed someone on Friday in Luzerne County.

Police say Shawn William Shafer, 40, is wanted for aggravated assault in connection with the stabbing.

Police responded to a stabbing incident that occurred Friday afternoon around 4:00 p.m. at the McDonald’s in the 700 block of the San Souci Parkway.

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There is no word on the man’s condition but they sustained non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Authorities state that the victim fled the scene towards Wilkes Barre City in a black sedan.

Shafer is facing felony aggravated assault charges.

Anyone with information regarding Shafer or his whereabouts is asked to contact 911 or the Hanover Police Department at 570-825-1254.

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