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Police Involved Shooting in Hallstead

The Pennsylvania State Police received a call asking for an ambulance to be dispatched to a residence on DuBois Street in Hallstead, Susquehanna County. The caller, 38-year-old James Lewis of Hallstead, made the request on behalf of a 66-yerar-old victim. Lewis became irate with the dispatcher. When police arrived, Lewis is alleged to have had a gun and a knife. After attempts to have Lewis drop his weapons, Lewis was shot five times. Lewis was taken to Wilson Hospital where his condition is not known. The 66-year-old was found inside the residence and had been severely beaten. The 66-year-old was also taken to Wilson Hospital. Lewis has been charged multiple felonies.