W-B Woman Shot Early Monday

November 19, 2018 GMT

WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating a shooting that took place early Monday morning.

Police say a 27-year-old woman reported a man had been trying to get money from her along Coal Street around 1:25 a.m. when she heard a gunshot.

The woman fled the scene and then discovered she had been shot, police said. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated.

Police said the incident was still under investigation. They did not release a description of the shooter.