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Person taken to hospital after shooting in New Hanover Township

NEW HANOVER TWP., Pa. - One person was taken to the hospital after a "domestic related" shooting in Montgomery County Friday.

Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Moyer Road in the Pottstown section of New Hanover Township for the report of a shooting, police chief Kevin McKeon said.

Officers arrived on scene and determined the incident to be domestic related.

A person was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. The person is in stable condition.

The incident remains under investigaton.

"Looked outside, saw ambulances, police cars," neighbor John Zimmerman said.

"Kind of been keeping an eye out the window seeing what's going on," another neighbor, James Graver, said.

Police said this shooting was "domestic related." Initial reports said an intruder had been shot by a homeowner.

"Saw them bring a gentleman out in a gurney, they loaded him up in an ambulance," Zimmerman said.

Neighbors said they're shocked something like this would happen on their quiet street. 

At this point, many are just hoping the family is alright.

"I know she works hard, has two little kids, so hope everybody is okay, kids are okay," Zimmerman said.

"Hope everybody's okay," Graver said, "…especially that family, hope they're alright." 


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