Press Release: Shooting Incident 12/2/2012

Bethlehem, PA

On Sunday December 2nd, 2012 at 2:21 AM, the City of Bethlehem 911 Center received multiple 911 calls about a shooting in the 200 block of East Third Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Northampton County.

Upon arrival, Bethlehem Police officers found six individuals, 1 female and 5 males, with various gunshot wounds.  All of the injured individuals were transported by Bethlehem City Paramedics to St. Luke’s University Hospital in Fountain Hill, Lehigh County.

The female succumbed to her wounds at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Lehigh County.  The five male individuals were admitted to St. Luke’s in serious to critical conditions.

The identity of the female victim will be released by the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office pending notification of next of kin.

This investigation is active and ongoing at this time.  No additional information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting can contact the City of Bethlehem Police Department at 610.865.7187 and/or Detective Fabian Martinez at 610.997.7678 and/or confidentially at the Bethlehem Police Tip Line at 610.691.6660.

Thank you.


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