Attempted Homicide

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On Saturday, August 4, 2018 at approximately 3:12 p.m. Swatara Police units responded to an active disturbance in the 100 block of Worcester Avenue.  Upon arrival on the scene the officers found that seventeen year old Brandon Duffey had discharged a firearm in an attempt to shoot another person during an altercation.  Swatara Police Officers and Detectives located and apprehended Duffey a short time after the incident and recovered the firearm that was found the have been stolen from a vehicle in Swatara Township.  Due to the severity of the charges Duffey is being charged as an adult with Criminal Attempt - Homicide, Person Not to Possess a Firearm, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Aggravated Assaulted and other related charges.  He is current at the Dauphin County Booking Center awaiting his preliminary arraignment.  Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact Swatara Police Detective Tom Robbins at 717-564-2550. 

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

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