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Details on: Shooting in Allentown, Vegas Shooting Update, and Local Nurse Charged

BREAKING: Shooting in Allentown - Police are investigating a shooting at 4th and Washington Streets in Allentown.  It happened shortly after Noon.  Scanner reports indicate two people were taken to the hospital, but police won't confirm that.  WFMZ's Emma Wright will have live updates from the scene starting on 69 News at 4.

Las Vegas Shooting Update - Officials say dozens have been released from Las Vegas hospitals following a shooting at a country music concert.   Officials at University Medical Center and Sunrise Hospital say at least 45 people are in critical condition.  A motive for the Sunday night shooting that left 59 people dead and more than 500 injured has not been determined.  WFMZ's Amanda VanAllen will have reaction from two local residents who were in Las Vegas at the time of the shooting at 4:30 and 5:30.  And at 6, WFMZ's Jamie Stover will look at how first responders and hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are prepared to handle mass casualty incidents.

Nurse Accused of Relationship with Inmate - A nurse formerly employed at the Lehigh County Jail has been charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with a prisoner.  The district attorney's office announced the charge against Danika Alexander, 27, of Whitehall Township Tuesday morning.  She faces one count of institutional sexual assault, a third-degree felony.  Investigators say recorded phone calls between June and July revealed Alexander was having a sexual relationship with one of the inmates within the jail.  The story on 69 News at 4 and 5.

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