Police are investigating the deadly shooting of a person in Pottsville, Schuylkill Co.

The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on West Laurel Boulevard, according to the Schuylkill County Communications Center.

A highrise building near the scene was evacuated shortly after the shooting, according to reports from the scene.

Witnesses told 69 News that streets were also blocked off in the area while officers searched for evidence..

Police haven't released any further information.