Shooting Investigation - UPDATED ARRESTS MADE

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UPDATE 11/23/2020

The Swatara Township Police have obtained an arrest warrant for the alleged shooter in this investigation, 18-year-old Suman Tamang, who is currently in custody in Rochester, NY. Tamang is being held securely as he awaits extradition to Pennsylvania.

UPDATE 11/16/2020

Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with this shooting and charged as adults with various charges including Criminal Conspiracy - Attempted Homicide.  As they were charged as adults, these juveniles were arraigned and remanded to the Dauphin County Prison pending a preliminary hearing.  The investigation continues at this time.  Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Swatara Township Police Department.  

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On Friday, November 13, 2020 at approximately 9:08 p.m. Swatara Police units were dispatched to the Derry Smoke Shop at 5530 Derry Street for a shooting.  Upon arrival officers found that a 26 year old male victim had been shot in the chest during an altercation.  The officers secured the scene and rendered emergency medical treatment pending the arrival of the emergency medical providers who treated and transported the victim to the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.  The victim is currently listed in critical / stable condition following emergency surgical procedures.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is urged to contact the Swatara Township Police Department at 717-564-2550 or the Dauphin County 911 center at 717-558-6800.  

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Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:30pm

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20-0013334

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