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One dead after shooting in Scranton; victim identified

One person is dead, and two others are injured after a shooting along Price Street on Scranton's west side Monday afternoon.

SCRANTON, Pa. — Officers responded to the 1900 block of Price Street in west Scranton just after 5 p.m. Monday for a report of shots fired.

When officials arrived, they found a 21-year-old woman as well as a 42-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds. They were taken to the hospital, but there is no word on their condition.

A third victim, a man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner said Kevin Kruk, 23, of Scranton, died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Newswatch 16 saw one man taken into a police car, but officers have not released any information on whether that person is involved.

Police say there is no threat to the public following the deadly shooting in Scranton.

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