Gunshot victim found in yard

A gunshot victim, believed to be in his mid to late teens, was recovering at a trauma center after he was shot at an unknown location in the city early Friday morning, city police confirmed.

Police and paramedics rushed to the area of Herdic Street and Horton Alley, south of High and Campbell streets, for a reported gunshot victim just before 1 a.m.

Investigators found the wounded teen in a yard, police said, adding that it appeared that the victim may have been dropped off there.

Taken initially to the Williamsport Regional Medical Center by ambulance, the teen was transferred to a trauma center.

Police said it was believed the victim suffered a single gunshot to the hip. Investigators were looking into the possibility that he may have been shot in a vehicle.

No other details were available. No arrest had been made as of Friday night.