Assault / Shots Fired Investigation

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On 11/03/2022 at approximately 7:05 PM Lower Paxton Township Officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Locust Lane for a report of individuals fighting outside.  Moments later, additional information was received that possible shots were fired.  Upon arrival, officers learned that a fight did occur and group of individuals had already left the area in unknown / multiple directions.  Several other individuals involved were still on scene, remained on scene, and are cooperating with investigators.  Officers received information of one (1) shot being fired and officers recovered one (1) handgun on scene.  There is no evidence of anyone being shot or suffering a gunshot wound.  

Officers learned this incident was the result of an ongoing altercation (verbal and physical) between juveniles, which then escalated on this date and involved both juveniles and adults. This was not a random act and there is no known threat to the public as a result of this incident.  One (1) adult on scene suffered minor injuries as a result of the fight and was treated on scene by EMS. 

At this time, no arrests have been made. This is an ongoing investigation and anyone having information about this incident is urged to contact the Lower Paxton Township Bureau of Police at 717-558-6900, contact Det Kauffman at gkauffman@lowerpaxton-pa.gov, or submit a tip through this website.  Reference incident number LP-22-027759.

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Friday, November 4, 2022 - 11:45am

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