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2 shot, 1 dead in Monroe County

One man is dead and a woman was flown to the hospital after a shooting Tuesday night in Stroud Township.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., Stroud Area Regional Police Officers were dispatched to 2040 Paradise Trail in Stroud Township, for a report of a person shot inside the residence. The homeowner who called 911 was located, along with a man and woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

The woman was shot in the stomach and flown to a hospital. The man suffered several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not released the identity of the victims at this time.

Police said the public is not in any danger as this is an isolated incident.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Stroud Area Regional Police Detective Robert Transue at 570-421-6800 Ext. 1027 or by email at rtransue@sarpd.com

The Stroud Area Regional Police was assisted by Pennsylvania State Police, East Stroudsburg University Police and Suburban Ambulance.