SHAMOKIN — A Mount Carmel man allegedly entered another man’s Shamokin home, went into the bedroom wielding a pistol and was shot by his girlfriend in the hand during an altercation at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at 623 S. Market St.

The man, identified by court documents as Brian Bucher, 43, of 333 E. Seventh St., Mount Carmel, was arraigned Friday by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic on charges of simple assault and making false reports to law enforcement and held on $10,000 bail.

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