HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) – One person has died after a shooting broke out at a movie theater in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, in the evening hours of January 14.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), officers were dispatched to the Regal Cinema at 400 Laurel Mall Drive in Hazle Township around 8:15 p.m. for a report on the shots fired. An investigation determined that a 19-year-old man was shot in the lobby area of the cinema. The shooter fled the scene shortly afterwards.
On Sunday, January 15, PSP reported that the victim, identified as Luis Manuel Luna of Hazleton, died from injuries sustained in the incident.
PSP has stated that although the shooting took place in a public place where people were in direct danger, the shooting itself was viewed as an isolated incident in which the victim was attacked by the gunman.
There is currently no word on whether suspects have been arrested in connection with this incident. The case is now being determined as a homicide.
PSP has said the Troop N Major Case Team investigation remains active. Updated information will be released as it becomes available in order not to compromise the integrity of the investigation.
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