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Lehighton shooting sends one to hospital, one in custody

LEHIGHTON, Pa. - Carbon County officials are investigating a shooting early Monday morning .

One man is at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest after he was shot around 3:40 a.m. at a house at 198 S. First St. in Lehighton.

A woman is in custody but police are not sure what prompted the shooting.

The man was shot in the hand and thigh. There's no word on the his condition.

Lehighton Police said the incident is still under investigation and charges are pending.

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