Shooting Reported In City

A male victim was being flown to UPMC Hamot after a reported shooting Tuesday evening on East Second Street.

Police responded to scanner reports of a shooting in the backyard at 608 E. Second St. at 7:20 p.m.

Police were searching for a “skinny black male wearing a black hoodie and white shoes,” according to scanner reports.

At 7:40 p.m., reports indicated the victim was being transported straight to the WCA Hospital helipad to be flown to UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Neighbors indicated a man was shot twice, and that they heard four shots total.