Homicide

UPDATE:  As a result of the ongoing police investigation, three subjects have now been charged for their actions during the incident.  Arrested were Demetrius Aquino (18), Ricardo McClure ( 16), and Chiara Snyder-Harvey (14).  Both juveniles in this incident have been charged as adults.  All three subjects were arrested for Homicide, Robbery, and Conspiracy.  Arrest information will be updated after completion of the booking process later this morning.

The victim in this incident was also identified as Dion Walker (20) of Harrisburg.

On 8/16/17, at approximately 9:21 pm, Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the area of 171 N 69th Street for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a pole. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unknown black male bleeding from a gunshot wound. The male, who has not yet been identified, was transported to the Hershey Medical Center where he passed away. Witnesses on scene led officers to a residence in the 7000 block of Huntingdon Street where it was believed two black males, who were seen fleeing the scene of the shooting, were hiding. The Dauphin County Crisis Response Team responded and four persons, two male, two female were taken into custody without incident.   Swatara Police are treating the individuals in the home as persons of interest in this case. Further information to be released as it is received.  Any persons with information regarding this incident are asked to contact The Swatara Township Police at (717) 564-2550 or submit a tip online.

Incident Date: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 9:20pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

17-0012157

Location: 

6920 Huntingdon Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111