State Police Probe Luzerne County Shooting

October 25, 2017 - 1:48 pm

A man was shot in the chest outside a mobile home in Luzerne County last night in what Pennsylvania State Police are calling a case of attempted murder.

Police say 21-year olf Austin John Naples Birchwood Estates, was shot after three men came to his home after 11.

Investigators say a witness to the shooting reported that one of the men pulled a gun and shot Naples in the chest. The three men fled the scene and Naples’ friend dropped him off at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

Police say Naples suffered severe lung damage in the shooting. He is listed in critical condition under intensive-care at Wilkes-Barre General.

Investigators say they do not believe the shooting was a random attack.



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