2 shot in city Thursday night

Two men were shot on Thursday night in the 300 block of Elmira Street, next to the YMCA, according to city police.

The first victim was wounded in his back and chest. A passing driver, who was waved down, drove him to the emergency room of the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He later was flown to a trauma center and operated on overnight for his injuries.

The second victim, who was shot in his upper right leg, later was found near the intersection of Locust and West Third streets.

See Saturday’s Sun-Gazette for updates.