Active Shooter Reported at Walmart in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Armed police were searching for an active shooter in the area of a Walmart in Pittston, in northeastern Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, June 1, according to local media citing police at the scene.

The Avoca Fire Department closed roads and urged people to avoid the area “due to ongoing police activity.”

This is a developing story. Credit: Billy Bartley via Storyful

Video transcript

- Active shooter in Walmart.

[CAR RADIO PLAYING]

You can hear the helicopters.

[HELICOPTERS WHIRRING]

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