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Pottsville police investigate homicide

By Jamie Peter, WFMZ.com Reporter, JPeter@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 11 2013 10:34:35 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 12 2013 09:59:49 AM CDT
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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.

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.