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Gunshots ring out as Musikfest wraps-up for the night, August 5, 2014

Shots ring out in center city Bethlehem Tuesday evening as the 5th night of Musikfest comes to a close. Police were called to the area of Main Street and Union Boulevard shortly after 11 PM Tuesday evening.

Photo: On Scene: Two wounded, 9 in custody following a shooting in center city Bethlehem Tuesday evening.One of the first officers on scene reported they had one victim with a gunshot entrance wound and no exit wound. Police were a short distance away preparing to do the evening “push” down Main Street to clear pedestrian traffic following the evening closure of Musikfest. Response time was very short and a huge surge of law enforcement encircled the scene.

Photo: On Scene: Two wounded, 9 in custody following a shooting in center city Bethlehem Tuesday evening.

Arriving on scene i witnessed Paramedics load the one patient into a Bethlehem EMS Ambulance and several people in handcuffs in the custody of Bethlehem Police.
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According to Bethlehem Police LT. Anthony Leardi: Two people were shot, one was transported from the scene by Bethlehem EMS and the other walked into the Emergency Department at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg for treatment and 9 People were taken into custody from the scene.

Here is a short video clip from last night and links to the story and photo gallery on the Express-Times. 

Photo Gallery on LehighValleyLive.com

Two Shot, 9 In Custody in Bethlehem Shooting

 

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