Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton released the following statement today:
"My thoughts and prayers are with Tyler Winstead's family today. This is a tragic incident and as a father of three children myself I cannot begin to imagine how to cope with the loss of a life so young. I want to assure the family and the people of Wilkes-Barre that we will exhaust every resource at our disposal to bring the perpetrator of this crime to justice. This is the top priority of the administration and the police department. We will continue to work closely with the Luzerne County District Attorney's Office and Pennsylvania State Police to solve this murder. Anyone with information related to this shooting is asked to call Wilkes-Barre Police at 570-208-4200."
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