Around 8am, Hazleton City Police were dispatched to 305 East Elm Street in the city for a report of shots fired with an officer struct.
Police arrived shortly after, reporting that no officers were struck, however, at least one armed individual was inside of a residence and confirmed that a shot was fired.
It is unknown at this time if the officer or the individual fired the shot.
Authorities surrounded the home.
One area school was evacuated while another was placed on lockdown during the incident.
The incident is still unfolding at this time.
Numerous homes in the area were evacuated, and unconfirmed reports state that two individuals are inside of the home.
At the time of this article being written the police are preparing to deploy gas into the structure.
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