Last updated: June 01. 2014 8:10PM - 3399 Views
By John DiMaria

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An man was shot in the hand Sunday afternoon, according to city police.

Around 2:40 police responded to Sherman Hills, near building 320 along North Empire Court, where the victim, whom police have not identified, was sitting on a rock with his hand wrapped in a bloody cloth, police said.

The man said he was walking near CJ’s Pizza when he was struck in the hand. He did not see anyone in the area and was unsure of his exact location when he was struck, police said.

The victim had a puncture wound on the edge of his right hand and was taken by ambulance to Geisinger Wyoming Valley.

Officers combed the area but several people near CJ’s saw a shooter or heard gunshots, police said. Police said the investigation continues.

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