Police investigate shooting near New Castle playground

Police are investigating a shooting following reports of gun fire near a playground in New Castle.

Emergency dispatchers received a called for the shooting around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday near Lowery and West North streets.

One person was taken to a local hospital.  The victim’s condition is unknown at this time.

WPXI reports nearly a dozen evidence markers were visible near the West North Street Playground.  Bullets reportedly struck a nearby house.

Police have not made any arrests.

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