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Oct 21, 2015 | via Erie Times News
"' A man who police say fired a semi-automatic rifle at officers in the parking lot of a northeastern Pennsylvania shopping center has been arraigned in his hospital bed. Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salvantis says 31-year-old Scott Sargent "didn't really say much" at Tuesday evening's proceeding at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via Pocono Record
Schuylkill County Court records suggest Scott Lee Sargent, the man state police accused of opening fire with a rifle in the Walmart parking lot Saturday, has been in trouble with the law for years, dating as far back as 2002. Charges include receiving stolen property, driving under the influence, assault, harassment and burglary. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
No one but the suspected gunman was hurt in a chaotic shooting spree in the Walmart parking lot on Saturday - but there were several close calls, including one police officer who missed being struck by inches, according to police. Scott Sargent, 31, of Shenandoah was in stable condition and under police guard at a hospital as of Sunday, according to Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis. Comment?
Oct 18, 2015 | via WNEP-TV Moosic
An accused gunman is still in the hospital and is still not well enough to be formally charged after a shootout between police in a crowded shopping center on Saturday. The news that Scott Sargent, of Shenandoah, is accused of opening fire at police outside the Walmart in Wilkes-Barre Township was a bombshell for the people in Schuylkill County. Comment?
Oct 18, 2015 | via Erie Times News
State Trooper sets up a police line using a shopping cart following reports of shots fired near a Wal-Mart store in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Police in northeastern Pennsylvania have a suspect in custody. Comment?
Oct 18, 2015 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion
A man who state police said randomly fired a semi-automatic rifle in the parking lot of a northeastern Pennsylvania shopping center, provoking a shootout with police that left him wounded, was charged with trying to kill law enforcement officers. Scott Lee Sargent, 31, of Shenandoah, also was charged with assaulting law enforcement officers, aggravated assault, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and reckless endangerment. Comment?
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