One dead, one wounded after shooting in Carlisle

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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.

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