Homicide Suspect Identified

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Derrick Lorenzo Butler has been identified as the shooter in the death of Jashun Patton.  It is believed that Butler has fled out of the region.  A warrant has been issued for Butler for Murder and a Person Not To Possess a Firearm.

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On 11/25/17 at 0252 hours, Harrisburg Police responded to man down call inside a residence on the 1800 block of State Street.  Officers arrived and were taken to male later identified as 18-year-old Jashun Patton from Philadelphia.  Medics were summoned and determined that Patton was deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.  This is an active investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Harrisburg Police or submit a tip through Crime Watch

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