Mar. 28—A man was shot and wounded at a Wilkes-Barre home late Saturday night, according to city police.
Officers responded to a reported shooting at 72 Lloyd's Lane at about 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Wilkes-Barre police said in a post to the department's Facebook page.
Officers found Diavian Tooley suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the torso. Medics transported Tooley to a local medical facility, police said. No information on his medical condition had been released as of Sunday afternoon.
A witness told police that Tooley was among a group of people in the front room of the residence. At some point, a man in the group pulled out a handgun and shot Tooley, the witness said, according to police.
The suspect, described as a black male dressed in black, fled on foot, police said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Wilkes-Barre Police Detective Division, at 570-208-0911 or 570-208-4228, and ask for Detective Matthew Stash or Detective Christopher Maciejczyk.
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