Gunshot heard, body found in the woods near Shamokin

SHAMOKIN—A dead body was found in a wooded area near Shamokin Tuesday afternoon. According to media reports, the body of a man was discovered in a wooded area near 200 block of South Rock Street. Shamokin Police believe the body is that of a 30-year-old man.


There are reports a gun shot was heard around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon.  Police say the public is not in any danger. We’ll have more information on this incident as it becomes available. The Northumberland County Coroner, state police and Shamokin police are investigating.

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