Last updated: 2 months ago
State police and the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office are investigating a deadly shooting in Hazleton.
It happened on the 500 block of Alter Street in Hazleton around 2:30 a.m.
Investigators said an unidentified police officer shot and killed Jonathan Kane Garay, 26, of Alter Street.
According to state police, Hazleton City Police officers responded to a call for a large fight on Alter Street when they found Garay running from the scene.
An officer said Garay had a gun, which fell to the ground during a struggle with police.
Police said Garay reached for it and pointed it in the direction of officers. An unidentified officer shot Garay.