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Pottsville police investigate homicide

Published On: Jun 11 2013 11:34:35 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 12 2013 10:59:49 AM EDT
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POTTSVILLE, Pa. -

Police are investigating the deadly shooting of a person in Pottsville, Schuylkill Co.

The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on West Laurel Boulevard, according to the Schuylkill County Communications Center.

A highrise building near the scene was evacuated shortly after the shooting, according to reports from the scene.

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Witnesses told 69 News that streets were also blocked off in the area while officers searched for evidence..

Police haven't released any further information.