Gunshot Victim taken to local hospital

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On 3/29/17 at 2304 hours, Harrisburg Police were dispatched for a gunshot victim that had arrived at Harrisburg Hospital. The 30-year-old victim was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.

Officers immediately went into the hospital and learned that the gunshot victim had a significant injury on the lower left leg just above the ankle. The victim had a metal plate from a previous injury and the bullet struck the plate causing it to shatter.  This created a significant exit wound on the lower leg.

Officers spoke to the victim who was not able to provide much information regarding the incident other than it occurred somewhere on State Street.  The victim was transported to Hershey Hospital where he immediately went into surgery.    

Anyone that has information regarding this incident is asked to call police at 717-255-3118 and speak to the detective assigned.

Dauphin County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2000 for information leading to an arrest in this incident.

You may also submit a tip through Crime Watch, https://dauphin.crimewatchpa.com/hbgpd/3271/cases/gunshot-victim-taken-local-hospital.  These tips will remain confidential.  

Date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Reference ID: 
17-0329-185-002

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