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    Sixth person arrested in deadly shooting investigation

    By Julia Priest,

    27 days ago

    SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A sixth person was arrested by police in the investigation of a deadly shooting .

    28/22 News previously reported on a shooting in Scranton that officials say left 32-year-old Robert Dawson dead.

    The Scranton Police Department announced Thursday 50-year-old Bianca Mormolejo was taken into custody.

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    According to police, Mormolejo is facing multiple charges, including hindering apprehension, false reports to law enforcement, and other related charges.

    Authorities explain in the release Mormolejo is accused by police of interfering with law enforcement’s attempts at apprehending shooting suspect 17-year-old Kenneth Tapia.

    Mormolejo joins teenagers Kenneth Tapia and Keenan Ford , along with three juveniles ages 15, 16, and 17, who are charged in the investigation, police say.

    Officials say Mormolejo was arraigned on her charges and is being held at the Lackawanna County Prison.

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