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Police investigate shooting in Easton

Published On: Jul 25 2013 07:11:53 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 25 2013 06:56:44 PM EDT

Man hospitalized after shooting in Easton


Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Thursday in Northampton County.

The shooting took place around 4:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Ferry Street in Easton.

After arriving on the scene, police found a victim in the unit block of South Eighth Street, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.


The victim, a 21-year-old man, was taken to an undisclosed hospital for treatment and is expected to live.

Police said it appears before the shooting that two people had a dispute, and officers are now looking for two suspects.

The first suspect is described as an Hispanic man, 5 feet 7-8 inches tall, 130-140 pounds, and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood down.

He was also described as having a New York accent. After the shooting, police said he fled east on Ferry Street.

The other suspect is a black man, 5 feet 9-10 inches tall, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood up. He also apparently talked in a New York accent.

He fled the scene north on Seventh Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call Easton police detectives at 610-0759-2200, 610-250-6667 or the investigative tip line at 610-250-6635. Callers can remain anonymous.