Posted by WNEP.com.
WILKES-BARRE — Police are looking into a death in Wilkes-Barre.
According to officials, a body was found in a grassy area around 7 a.m. Thursday near the Interfaith Apartments on Coal Street.
This is part of the Interfaith Heights apartment complex is just down the street from the troubled housing complex Sherman Hills in Wilkes-Barre.
Neighbors say a maintenance person at Interfaith Heights found the body after 7 a.m. Thursday.
Neighbors also say they heard gunshots between midnight and 1 a.m..
Investigators say it is a young man who appears to have died from gunshots.
Investigators have not yet identified the man.
An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.
People who live in Interfaith Heights say this apartment complex and section of Wilkes-Barre is just getting worse and worse.
“Useless, senseless, probably over a $20 bag, $10 bag. Useless, senseless.”