Fight During Basketball Game Escalates Into Shooting

A basketball game at a YMCA in Hazelton, PA turned violent this week, when a physical altercation escalated into a shooting.

There has been no word on what prompted the fight, which occurred inside a YMCA before moving outside where the 27-year-old victim was shot.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Hazelton Police Chief Jerry Speziale said they are investigating the incident. It is uncertain if anybody is in custody in connection to the shooting.

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