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Northampton man shot, killed in Allentown

A Dec. 31, 2021, shooting in Allentown has claimed the life of a Northampton man.

According to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office, Jermel Johnson, 25, was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township. He was the victim of a shooting that occurred approximately 1 p.m. at the intersection of Ninth and Gordon streets, Allentown.

According the autopsy report, Johnson's death has been ruled a homicide.

The shooting is being investigated by Allentown Police Department, Lehigh County Homicide Task Force and Lehigh County District Attorney's Office.