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Wilkes-Barre fight leaves one person dead

When police arrived they found one person with a gunshot wound they were taken to the hospital and later died.

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — One person is dead following a fight overnight in Wilkes-Barre.

Police say they were called to a fight around 1:30 a.m. along Academy Street.

When they arrived, they found one person with a gunshot wound; they were taken to the hospital and later died.

People in the neighborhood say that they heard several gunshots. 

"We were hanging out, playing some video games, and having a few drinks. We went back to doing what we were doing, and we heard a pop followed by a series of more. More or less 4 or 6 gunshots going off, and well here we are now," said Stan Kowalski, Wilkes-Barre.

The name of the victim has not been released, and police say the shooting is still under investigation here in Wilkes-Barre.

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