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Man sentenced for Hazleton shooting

A Hazleton man will spend up to nine years in prison.

HAZLETON, Pa. — A man was sentenced to up to nine years in prison after shooting a man in Hazleton.

The shooting happened last June; police say Nino Vasquez Gomez and a neighbor were fighting along Alter Street before Gomez fired shots. 

He pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, in March to aggravated assault. 

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