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Man Arrested for Shooting in Pittston

PITTSTON, Pa. — A man is locked up on charges he broke into a home and shot another man. Police say it happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday along Elizabeth S...

PITTSTON, Pa. -- A man is locked up on charges he broke into a home and shot another man.

Police say it happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday along Elizabeth Street.

Eli Smith is accused of breaking into a home and assaulting a woman inside.

Officers say Smith opened fire during the assault, hitting the victim.

The victim ran to Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance and was rushed to the hospital; he is expected to be OK.

Smith ran from the house as well but was caught a short time later.