State Police Investigating Shooting

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HYDETOWN, Pa. – Corry-based Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Hydetown Volunteer Fire Department parking lot early Saturday morning.

According to police, a 26-year-old Titusville man got into a “brief encounter/argument” with Matthew Divido, 29 of Tionesta, at approximately 2:10 a.m. on Nov. 19. Following the encounter, police said, Divido shot the victim in the leg with a 20-gauge shotgun. Divido, who had been driven to the parking lot in a white 2009 Ford Escape, then fled the scene in the same vehicle heading west toward State Route 408, police said.

The victim, who told police he knew Divido prior to the encounter, was taken by private vehicle to UPMC Titusville before being taken to UPMC Hamot where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call PSP-Corry at 814-663-2043.