Hazleton City Police units responded to a residence along Jason Drive in Birch Knoll Estates after a report of a possible hostage situation and a report of shots fired inside the home.
The information was relayed through a third party out of the state that individuals were being held inside the home by a man armed with a gun.
Police, at the time of writing this, have the house surrounded with only the man potentially armed with a gun inside.
Upon arriving, all occupants of the home came out to the police except the man. It was confirmed that no shots were fired prior to police arrival.
This situation is still developing at this time.
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