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Police looking for shooter in Luzerne County

A man was taken to the hospital after getting shot several times at an apartment complex in Edwardsville.

EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. — The man accused of a shooting in Luzerne County is on the run.

It happened just before 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hilltop Apartments in Edwardsville. 

According to a witness, she saw the shooter talk with the victim at the door of an apartment before shooting them multiple times.

"They exchanged a couple words, and the shooter pulled out his gun and shot him three times and ran off to his car and left, and the victim ran over to our apartment. Screaming, 'call 911 Call 911 I've been shot, and I think I'm gonna die,'" said Monica Sheridan, neighbor.

Neighbors sprang into action, quickly calling 911 and offering medical aid until help arrived.

Sheridan says two of her grandchildren were sleeping in her apartment when the shots rang out, hitting too close to home.

"I'm very upset. I have grandchildren that play out there, and it's broad daylight,  it's just terrible," Sheridan said.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Police say the man was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery as the search for the person who shot him continues.

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