Thursday, May 18, 2023

State Police Investigating Attempted Homicide in McAdoo

The Pennsylvania State at Frackville are investigating an attempted homicide in McAdoo on Tuesday.

According to Troopers, on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, around 11:30pm, the Frackville barracks was notified of a shooting that occurred in the area of West 3rd Street at North Manning Street, in McAdoo.

The person that called 911 reported that a male was shot in the stomach after an encounter with 3 males, two which were wearing a mask and acting suspicious.

The three males fled toward West Grant Street.

Troopers from the Frackville, Schuylkill Haven, and Hazleton Barracks responded to the scene.

The victim was transport to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Hazleton before being flown to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest in Allentown.  As of Thursday, the victim is listed in stable condition.

The shooting is being called an attempted homicide.

The Troop L Major Case Team is leading the investigation into the incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has additional information is asked to contact the Frackville Barracks by calling (570) 874-5300.