Swatara Police Investigate Stabbing



UPDATE:  April 18, 2017, The Swatara Township Police Department has arrested Shaquan Thompson for Criminal Attempt Homicide and Aggravated Assault for his actions in this incident.   

On April 18th 2017 at 10:53 a.m. Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the Howard Johnson's located at 473 Eisenhower Boulevard for a stabbing. Officers quickly arrived at the scene and located an adult stabbing victim who was alert and conscious. Officers provided basic first aid to the victim until the arrival of EMS; the victim was taken to a local hospital via ambulance. The suspect was still on the scene and was quickly taken into custody. Names of both individuals are not being released at this time as it is an active investigation. There is no danger to the public as this appears to have been an isolated incident. 

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Swatara Township Police at 717-564-2550. You may also submit a tip at SwataraPolice.org.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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