New York man shot near Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre

Reports of shots fired and a car crash brought police to the area of the Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre early Thursday.

Police say 26-year-old Collin Jones, of Brooklyn, New York, was involved in a large fight on South Main Street around 1:45 a.m.

Jones reportedly got into his car with a female and was shot at by unknown individuals while driving away.

Officials say he was shot inside his car and crashed into a light pole on South Street.

According to authorities, Jones was taken to a local trauma center and treated for a gunshot wound.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone who has any further information relating to this incident is asked to contact the Wilkes-Barre Police Detective Division at 570-208-4224, C/O Detective Jensen, Detective Casey or Detective Becky of the Luzerne County DA's Office.

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