Williamsport man injured in shooting

January 5, 2014

The City of Williamsport Bureau of Police released the following information:

The Williamsport Bureau of Police is currently investigating a shooting which had taken place at 208 Chatham St. on Jan. 3. The Lycoming County 911 Center received the call for assistance at approximately 9:55 p.m. 

The residence is occupied by a male and female. The reporting person indicated that the male had sustained a single gunshot wound to his abdomen. 

The Williamsport Bureau of Police Investigating Unit is currently investigating this incident and has been in contact with Lycoming County District Attorney's Office. The shooting, at this time, appears to be the result of an unintentional discharge of the firearm within the structure. 

No names will be released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.