Tuesday, July 4, 2023

UPDATE: One Dead After Shooting in Pottsville Tuesday Morning

One person is dead after a shooting in Pottsville on Tuesday morning.

According to Pottsville Chief of Police John Morrow, on Tuesday July 4, 2023, around 8:30am, the Pottsville Bureau of Police responded to 427 East Norwegian Street for a report of a shooting. 

Upon the arrival of the responding officers, a deceased male inside the residence. 

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Pennsylvania State Police Forensic Unit and City Detectives are processing the scene and the investigation is on-going. 

Chief Morrow noted that there is no threat to the community.

The 400 Block of East Norwegian Street was closed Tuesday morning.

More details as information becomes available.