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Norristown police search for shooting victim

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating a possible shooting this morning in Norristown.

Police were called out to the 700 block of Astor Street about 6:30 a.m.

Neighbors say they heard gunfire and someone screaming.

Police didn't find any victim, but did find shell casings and a weapon.

Arriving officers chased a man through a rear alley. He was later apprehended hiding in a garage.

Police are now checking hospitals for someone with a gunshot wound.

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