Confrontation Led To New Castle Shooting

NEW CASTLE (KDKA) — Investigators say a confrontation led to a shooting that injured a man in Lawrence County.

New Castle Police say the shooting happened in the 1200 block of Randolph Street at about 11 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim, 37-year-old Brian Webb, was shot in the head and neck area, according to police.

He was rushed to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.

Information about his condition has not been released.

Meantime, police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call them at 724-656-3585.

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  • Dave

    I wish the media would STOP doing stories on people being shot – it’s an every day occurrence. These crimes usually occurr in downtrowden areas, and frankly, I’m tired of the gang bangers getting their 15 minutes of fame.

  • JustSaying

    Anytime someone points a weapon at you and shoots, isn’t that a ‘confrontation’ by default? There’s little chance of this being solved, unless someone comes forward with the information. After all, this is New Castle and EVERYBODY knows the rep of the police there!

  • Anonymous

    This is why you carry concealed.

  • anonymous

    Th e police in New Castle do a fine job…they have alot to deal with n dont have enough officer’s to patrol the streets due to financial issues. The west side of New Castle alone is alot to deal with along with the rest of the city

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