Police: Shooting Victim Critically Injured

September 4, 2019 GMT

WILKES-BARRE — City police have identified the man shot early Tuesday as city resident Kevin Lester.

Police say Lester, 22, of 417 Blackman St., was shot by a man described only as wearing a bandana covering his face.

Lester remains hospitalized in critical condition as the result of the shooting that took place near his home around 1:35 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call police at 570-208-4200.