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Shooting at Popeyes Chicken

Whitehall Township

3D render depicting a crime scene with a chalk body outline.

Wednesday night around 7:47PM, Lehigh County 911 sent Whitehall Police to 1141 Macarthur Road for shots fired in the area. Moments later, the restaurant stated a man entered the restaurant and said he was shot and not to call police and left the area.

Police arrived and established a small crime scene in front of the door to the restaurant.

Allentown Police called and said they have a person of interest who walked into the 10th Street station on Hamilton Street.

This is the second night in a row Whitehall Police had their hands full. Tuesday night, after attempting to take a juvenile into custody at the Whitehall High School Gymnasium, a melee broke out. South Whitehall, Catasauqua and State Police all responded to assist officers.

While investigating the shooting, Whitehall called for midnight shift officers to report to work early.

The shooting is under investigation.