CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) — One man is dead and another person is wounded after a shooting in Carlisle.
Police were called to North West Street at West Penn Street at 12:10 a.m. Thursday. Traffic remained blocked off for about five hours.
Carlisle Borough Police Department says Paul Laney was pronounced dead after significant injuries from gunshot wounds.
Police say an investigation revealed a passenger had fled from the vehicle before officers arrived. The passenger allegedly also sustained gunshot wounds and called family/friends who transported him to the hospital.
Cumberland County dispatchers confirmed whoever was involved in the shooting was also involved in a vehicle crash. A car was towed from the scene.
A witness tells us one person was taken to the hospital and was later air-lifted to a trauma center.
The scene was less than a half a mile from the downtown area.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and all information indicates this was an isolated incident and the victims were specifically targeted.