Hazleton Police Department

Shots Fired in Hazleton, Two in Custody

December 11, 2017 - 5:23 am

A shooting over the weekend in Hazleton leaves two men facing weapons charges. Police were called to an area near the 33 Nightclub on East Diamond Avenue. When they arrived police say they found a group of people sitting in a vehicle damaged with bullet holes. Among them 25 year old Milton Reynoso Montero in posession of a handgun. Later that morning police were called to the 200 block of Diamond Avenue to a man with a gun. There they arrested 20 year old Danny Valdez Vargas. The vehicle he was in according to police,  fit the description of one involved in the earlier incident. Both men were charged with carrying firearms without a license and are in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.

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