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UPDATE WILKES-BARRE - Police said Wednesday morning that a 37-year-old man was shot in the leg on Harkens Lane Tuesday night.


The name of the victim was not released.


Police said the man was transported to a local medical facility for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. A firearm was found on the sidewalk in the area of 43 Harkens Lane.


Police said the gunman fled the area after the shooting that was reported at 9:26 p.m.


Posted 10:58 p.m.


WILKES-BARRE - A man was shot on Harkins Lane this evening and taken to a local hospital, according to Luzerne County 911.


Police at the scene said the man, who lives at 43 Harkens Lane, was shot in the leg outside 42 Harkins Lane.


Police believe the shooter and victim knew each other, but no one is in custody.


City detectives continued collecting evidence at the scene until about 10:30 p.m.


The county communications center received a call reporting the shooting at 9:26 p.m.


No further information was available as of press time.


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Posted first at 10:38 p.m.


WILKES-BARRE - A man was shot on Harkens Lane this evening and taken to a local hospital, according to Luzerne County 911.


Police at the scene said the man, who lives at 43 Harkens Lane, was shot in the leg outside 42 Harkins Lane.


Police believe the shooter and victim knew each other, but no one is in custody.


No further information is available as of press time.


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