Shooting Investigation

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     On 1-9-22 at about 0226hrs Harrisburg Police Patrol Units were dispatched to 304 N 2nd St for an alarm.

     Upon arrival the Officers encountered a gunshot victim inside the premises. One suspect was detained on scene. Multiple parties were transported to Police Headquarters for interview.

     The adult female victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. She remains there in critical condition at the time of this writing.

     The investigation is active and ongoing. All known parties have been accounted for, and there does not appear to be a concern for public safety as a result of this apparently isolated incident.  

     Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Harrisburg Police, at 717-558-6900. Tips can also be submitted via the CRIMEWATCH website. 

******************Case Update********************

     Subsequent to the initial investigation Tara Melhorn, 36 years old, was charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, and Aggravated Assault on 1-9-22. She was transported to Dauphin County Booking for arraignment.

     Ms. Melhorn  

     The victim is still listed in critical condition at a local hospital.  

Date: 
Sunday, January 9, 2022 - 2:30am

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HC-21-000587

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