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Teen Sentenced For 61 Charges Years After Lancaster Park City Center Mall Shooting Teen Sentenced For 61 Charges Years After Lancaster Park City Center Mall Shooting
Teen Sentenced For 61 Charges Years After Lancaster Park City Center Mall Shooting The 16-year-old boy who was charged with 61 offenses for the shooting at Park City Center, is now 19 years old and has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to serve up to 32 years in prison, the Lancaster District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday, May 29. Jeremiahs Josiah-Alberto Sanchez, of Lancaster, fired a gun stolen out of Lebanon County and endangered the lives of 52 innocent bystanders during the incident, the District Attorney's office explained. Sergio Vargas, 30, Elijah Deliz,18, and three other men were involved in the fight that led up to the shooting, but none were charge…
Columbia Convict Sentenced For Fatally Shooting Mississippi Man At Manheim Night: DA Columbia Convict Sentenced For Fatally Shooting Mississippi Man At Manheim Night: DA
Columbia Convict Sentenced For Fatally Shooting Mississippi Man At Manheim Night: DA Club23 may have closed nearly a year ago, but a deadly shooting at the Lancaster County nightclub will never be forgotten by a Mississippi family.  Jatavis Devonte Scott, 25 of Mound Bayou, MS, died at Lancaster General Hospital on March 19 not long after he was shot by Tyler Jamel Wilson, now 29 of Columbia, PA, the Lancaster County District Attorney's office announced. Wilson was sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, according to the Lancaster DA's office.  Wilson "was found guilty by [a] jury of third-degree murder, persons not to posse…
Pregnant Teen, Fetus Killed In Central PA Shooting: Police (UPDATE) Pregnant Teen, Fetus Killed In Central PA Shooting: Police (UPDATE)
Pregnant Teen, Fetus Killed In Central PA Shooting: Police (Update) A pregnant teenager is dead following what was initially reported as a "shots fired" incident, police in Harrisburg explained Monday night. Tyemeshia Miller, 19, of Harrisburg was found shot in the back in the area of North 4th and Woodbine streets around 5:45 p.m. on May 13, according to the Bureau's release and the Dauphin County Coroner's Office. Arriving officers found Miller suffering from the gunshot wound. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she died from her injuries, the police said.  The shot entered her left side and exited her right but police noted that multiple shot…
Car Struck By Bullet On I-83, PA State Police Say Car Struck By Bullet On I-83, PA State Police Say
Car Struck By Bullet On I-83, PA State Police Say A bullet shot through a vehicle travelling on Interstate 83 on Sunday afternoon, the Pennsylvania State Police in York County announced on Monday morning. The bullet entered the rear windshield and struck the rear view mirror before becoming lodged in the front window, Trooper James Grothey explained in the release. PSP received a report "a vehicle being damaged while traveling on Interstate 83" at 4:39 p.m. on April 28, as stated in the release. The vehicle had been traveling on I-83 south near mile marker 18.8, Springettsbury Township, when it was shot, troopers determined. "No occupant…
PA Man Who Attempted To Kill 3 Police Officers, Trafficked Fentanyl/Heroin Arrested, AG Says PA Man Who Attempted To Kill 3 Police Officers, Trafficked Fentanyl/Heroin Arrested, AG Says
PA Man Who Attempted To Kill 3 Police Officers, Trafficked Fentanyl/Heroin Arrested, AG Says A year-long manhunt for a suspect accused of attempting to murder three police officers has ended — as part of a drug trafficking bust, Attorney General Michelle Henry announced on Thursday night.  A search warrant on Spring Street in Pittsburgh led Allegheny County and local law enforcement officers to arrest 24-year-old Bruce Harvard on Feb. 28,  AG Henry detailed in the release.  He was wanted for shooting at a McKees Rock Police Officer and two Office of Attorney General agents during an attempted vehicle stop in Stowe Township on Feb. 27, 2023, the AG explaine…
Shot Car Crashes Into Tree In Harrisburg, Officials Say (VIDEO) Shot Car Crashes Into Tree In Harrisburg, Officials Say (VIDEO)
Shot Car Crashes Into Tree In Harrisburg, Officials Say (Video) A car that was shot at crashed into a tree in front of Bellevue Towers, Harrisburg officials announced on Friday evening.  The police were called to a report of shots fire and a crash in the 2400 block of Market Street around non but available to find only a crashed white SUV, everyone else involved had fled the scene, officials explained.  It appears the SUV was shot at multiple times, with one bullet striking the vehicle, which caused the driver to cross into oncoming traffic and strike a tree, according to the police.  Witnesses said two or three other vehicles had been i…
Man Was 16 Years Old When He Shot Teen In Butt, Now He's Heading To Prison Man Was 16 Years Old When He Shot Teen In Butt, Now He's Heading To Prison
Man Was 16 Years Old When He Shot Teen In Butt, Now He's Heading To Prison A Lancaster City man pleaded guilty and was sentenced for a shooting he committed as a 16-year-old, the District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday, Feb. 13.  Jeffrey Moreau, now 18 of the 300 block of South Prince Street, has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, receiving stolen property, possession of a firearm by a minor, recklessly endangering another person (two counts), and tampering with evidence before being sentenced by Lancaster County Judge Merrill Spahn. The charges were for shooting a 15-year-old boy in the buttock in the 400 block of South Queen S…
PA Man Who Killed Teen At Sunoco Gets Life In Prison 'Plus', DA Says PA Man Who Killed Teen At Sunoco Gets Life In Prison 'Plus', DA Says
PA Man Who Killed Teen At Sunoco Gets Life In Prison 'Plus', DA Says A man is going to spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing a teenager at a Sunoco over an unpaid phone bill, the Lancaster District Attorney's office announced on Friday, Jan. 26.  Carlos Almanzar-Torres, now 23, who brutally killed Damian Santiago, 19, at the Sunoco located at 111 West Orange Street around 10 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 11, 2022. He was sentenced on Jan. 23 after a jury convicted him of first-degree murder and two counts of recklessly endangering another person. “We are here for the actions of an angry man,” prosecuting Assistant District Attorney CJ Rest…
Lancaster Family Requests Prayers As 19-Year-Old's Killer Remains At-Large Lancaster Family Requests Prayers As 19-Year-Old's Killer Remains At-Large
Lancaster Family Requests Prayers As 19-Year-Old's Killer Remains At-Large A report of "shots fired" led Lancaster officers to a dying man who has been identified by the Lancaster County Coroner. Elliot 'Diddy' Tyrone Corbin III, 19, of Lancaster, was found "suffering from an apparent gunshot wound," in 400 block of South Prince Street, Lancaster at approximately 5:28 p.m., Jan. 6, according to city police and identified to Daily Voice by coroner Eric Bieber.  He was taken to "a medical facility for treatment but ultimately succumbed to his injuries," the police said.  An autopsy on Monday revealed he had actualy been shot multiple times and t…
PA Dad Killed Woman Before His Son Shot Him In Self-Defense: Authorities PA Dad Killed Woman Before His Son Shot Him In Self-Defense: Authorities
PA Dad Killed Woman Before His Son Shot Him In Self-Defense: Authorities A Northumberland County man was shot dead by his son after killing a woman and threatening to harm others at a Lower Mahanoy home on Sunday night, Jan. 7, according to officials.   State police previously announced they were investigating the deaths of Tracey Adams and Brandi Hauck, who they said were found at 844 Malta Road around 5 p.m.  Investigators now say Adams was involved in a "verbal and physical" domestic dispute at a house on Adams Road earlier in the evening. The fight caused an adult woman and a daughter of Adams' to flee the home and go to Hauck's house on Malta…
Double Homicide: Infant, Woman, Man Shot In Allentown, Police Say Double Homicide: Infant, Woman, Man Shot In Allentown, Police Say
Double Homicide: Infant, Woman, Man Shot In Allentown, Police Say A man, a woman, and a baby were found shot in Allentown, Lehigh County Coroner Daniel A. Buglio told Daily Voice on Saturday.  The unnamed 66-year-old man, a 44-year-old woman, and a 1-year-old infant were found shot in the 100 block of Chestnut Street, Allentown, Lehigh County, at 8:49 p.m. on Dec. 29, the coroner detailed.  The woman was pronounced dead at 9:59 PM and the baby boy was pronounced dead at 10:01 p.m., according to coroner Buglio.  The man was found wounded at the scene and was taken by Allentown EMS to a local hospital, the Allentown police explaine…
Feds Charge NJ, PA Firearm Companies With Illegally Storing, Selling Ghost Guns Feds Charge NJ, PA Firearm Companies With Illegally Storing, Selling Ghost Guns
Feds Charge NJ, PA Firearm Companies With Illegally Storing, Selling Ghost Guns Three New Jersey and Pennsylvania-based firearms dealers and vendors are being charged with civil complaints for failing to comply with New Jersey’s firearms public nuisance law, federal officials announced. The charges come against FSS Armory, a New Jersey licensed gun dealer, and two Pennsylvania-based gun companies, Patriot Enterprises Worldwide LLC, a gun show company known more commonly as Eagle Shows, and Not An LLC, a ghost gun products vendor doing business as JSD Supply, New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin said on Tuesday, Dec. 12. FSS Armory, in Pine Brook, stored …
Teen Accused Of Murdering Pennsylvania HS Senior 'In Search Of A Better Future' In Maryland Teen Accused Of Murdering Pennsylvania HS Senior 'In Search Of A Better Future' In Maryland
Teen Accused Of Murdering Pennsylvania HS Senior 'In Search Of A Better Future' In Maryland Officers in Maryland have arrested a man who allegedly was responsible for the murder of a Cuban national, who had been living in Pennsylvania, and was found dead in Baltimore last month, authorities announced on Monday. City resident Marques Harris, 18, has been arrested and charged in connection to the fatal shooting of Carlos Carrazana-Ricardo, who was struck by a stray bullet in November, the Baltimore Police Department announced on Monday. At around 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, officers responded to a reported shooting in the 600 block of North Dukeland Street after being approached by…
Alleged Straw Gun Buyer Put 20+ Illegal Firearms On Pennsylvania Streets, AG Says Alleged Straw Gun Buyer Put 20+ Illegal Firearms On Pennsylvania Streets, AG Says
Alleged Straw Gun Buyer Put 20+ Illegal Firearms On Pennsylvania Streets, AG Says A Philadelphia man is accused of putting nearly two dozen illegal guns in the hands of criminals, according to prosecutors.  Michael Bickle is charged with making 23 "straw purchases" of firearms, said the Attorney General's Office in a release Friday, Dec. 1.  Authorities believe the illegal sales date back to 2014 but said most of the straw guns — 21 of them — were purchased in 2022.  None of the guns were reported lost or stolen before Bickle allegedly sold them to people ineligible for firearm ownership, the AG's Office said.  Six of the guns have since t…
Fued Between York, Lancaster County Men Ends With Murder, PSP Says Fued Between York, Lancaster County Men Ends With Murder, PSP Says
Fued Between York, Lancaster County Men Ends With Murder, PSP Says A cowboy has been killed in a shooting marking the tragic end of a feud with another man in a neighboring county, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  Aiden Kimmet, 25 of New Providence, died at Lancaster General Hospital after being shot with a pistol "multiple times," by 24-year-old Bryan Charles Hollister, 24 of Windsor, as stated in the PSP release.  Troopers were called to "a reported shooting and possible homicide" at a home in the 60 block of Main Street, near Truce Road, in New Providence at 11:20 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, police said. When Troopers arriv…
'John' Shoots At Prostitute After 'Golden Shower' At Days Inn: NYCRPD 'John' Shoots At Prostitute After 'Golden Shower' At Days Inn: NYCRPD
'John' Shoots At Prostitute After 'Golden Shower' At Days Inn: Nycrpd A man is in the hospital and a Washington, DC woman — who previously pleaded guilty to prostitution in Maryland — has been arrested in Pennsylvania after a bizarre situation at a Days Inn, authorities announced on Monday, Nov. 20.  Brittany Kemi Abosede, 34 originally from the US Capitol City of Washington, most recently of York, PA, was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 19, in what Northern York County Regional police Lt. Gregg Anderson called a "shots fired" incident.  Abosede was found by NYCRPD officers who were responding to the incident in the parking lot of the Days Inn located at 334 Arse…
Former PA Mayor's Home Shot More Than Half Dozen Times (VIDEO) Former PA Mayor's Home Shot More Than Half Dozen Times (VIDEO)
Former PA Mayor's Home Shot More Than Half Dozen Times (Video) A former Pennsylvania mayor and current council candidate has shared a video of two men shooting into her home. Chardaé Jones, who is running for first ward council, was hosting a girls' night in with her friends from Carlow University on Sunday when they were all woken up by gunshots, she explained in a Facebook post on Monday.  Jones later reviewed surveillance camera footage and saw two young men pull up around Corey Avenue, Braddock in an SUV at 5:54 a.m. on Nov. 5.  They appeared to be trying to unlock cars, while "rummaging through a car across the street," they began yelling Jones …
'Juvenile' Injured After Gunfire Erupts In Lancaster: Police 'Juvenile' Injured After Gunfire Erupts In Lancaster: Police
'Juvenile' Injured After Gunfire Erupts In Lancaster: Police A minor is injured after gunfire rang out near a Lancaster Township apartment complex on Monday evening, Oct. 30, according to authorities.  Manheim police rushed to the 800 block of Sterling Place for multiple reports of a shooting in progress around 5:30 p.m., the department said.  One "juvenile" was hospitalized with a gunshot wound, though police declined to describe their condition.  Authorities said shell casings at the scene showed more than 10 shots were fired by multiple weapons, though "it is unknown exactly how many." Officers remained in the area through the even…
Maine Mass Shooting Manhunt Ends After Suspect Found Dead: 'Threat To Public Is Over' Maine Mass Shooting Manhunt Ends After Suspect Found Dead: 'Threat To Public Is Over'
Maine Mass Shooting Manhunt Ends After Suspect Found Dead: 'Threat To Public Is Over' An urgent manhunt that began after 18 people were killed and 14 injured in a mass shooting at two locations in Lewiston, Maine, ended overnight with the discovery of the 40-year-old suspect's body.  Robert Card was found dead in Lisbon, Maine, about a mile from where a white Subaru Outback he was believed to be driving was located at a boat launch. Lisbon is located about 7 miles southeast of Lewiston. Card died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a box trailer in an overflow parking lot at the Maine Recycling Corporation, which is where he once worked, according to authoriti…
Death Investigation Launched Into Lancaster Shooting: Police Death Investigation Launched Into Lancaster Shooting: Police
Death Investigation Launched Into Lancaster Shooting: Police A person was found shot dead in Lancaster City on Tuesday night, police announced the following morning.  City police officers were called to a report of shots fired in the 700 block of Ocean Avenue at approximately 11 p.m. on Oct. 24, according to a release by the department. Officers found the victim dead on arrival from "an apparent gunshot wound," as stated in the release.  The victim's name has not been released. It is believed that "this was an isolated incident and there is no current threat to the public," the police said.  The investigation is active and ongoing.…
Man Shot In Groin Ending Argument At Philly Area Wawa, Police Say Man Shot In Groin Ending Argument At Philly Area Wawa, Police Say
Man Shot In Groin Ending Argument At Philly Area Wawa, Police Say A Delaware County man is charged with attempted murder after police claim he shot another man during a fight in a Wawa parking lot.  Keimork Buffaloe and a friend were talking to two other men at the 2608 Chichester Avenue shop late on Sept. 1 when an argument broke out, according to authorities. The 44-year-old Buffaloe and the victim were separated but continued to argue until took out a revolver and opened fire, police claimed.  Officials said the victim received "multiple gunshot wounds to the groin and scrotum" and was hospitalized.  Investigators said the shootin…
Philly DJ Dies After Shooting Outside Nightclub: Report Philly DJ Dies After Shooting Outside Nightclub: Report
Philly DJ Dies After Shooting Outside Nightclub: Report A Philadelphia DJ died from his wounds after being shot leaving a Center City venue last week, 6abc reports.  John Hershock was attacked on Appletree Street behind Tango nightclub early on Wednesday, Oct. 4, the outlet said. The 38-year-old was reportedly hospitalized on life support and succumbed to his injuries on Friday, Oct. 6.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by John Hershock (@dj_hershock) "My big brother. My first and oldest friend," his sister Heather Hershock-McElroy wrote on Facebook. "This will never make sense. I will s…
TRIPLE SHOOTING: 1 In 'Critical Condition,' 2 Injured, York Police Say TRIPLE SHOOTING: 1 In 'Critical Condition,' 2 Injured, York Police Say
Triple Shooting: 1 In 'Critical Condition,' 2 Injured, York Police Say A man is in "critical condition" after he and two other men were shot early Saturday morning, York City Police said.  Officers were called to the shooting in the 200 block of West Jackson Street at approximately 12:28 a.m. on Oct. 7. They arrived to find the three men suffering from gunshot wounds. They were all taken to WellSpan York Hospital, the police explained. Although one man is listed in critical condition, the other two men did not suffer life-threatening injuries, the police detailed.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the York City Police…
Man In Critical Condition, 3 Philadelphia Police Officers Shot (UPDATE) Man In Critical Condition, 3 Philadelphia Police Officers Shot (UPDATE)
Man In Critical Condition, 3 Philadelphia Police Officers Shot (Update) Following a domestic incident, a man was waiting for officers to arrive so he could open fire, Interim Police Commissioner John Stanford said in a press conference late on Wednesday night.  Standford explained that the domestic situation began when a dad became agitated over his 12-year-old son playing a video game on Oct. 4.  The boy and his uncle turned off the game and went to the second floor of their home in the 7500 block of Whitaker Avenue. But the dad followed his son and shot the uncle.  That's when the boy called 911 — while his dad, with a gun still in his hand, went to the fro…
Barricaded Gunman Strangled Someone Before Standoff In Central PA: Police Barricaded Gunman Strangled Someone Before Standoff In Central PA: Police
Barricaded Gunman Strangled Someone Before Standoff In Central PA: Police A 53-year-old gunman seriously assaulted someone before he barricaded himself in his home and fired two shots on Monday, police announced the following afternoon.  Scott Richard Golicher "was transported to the East Lampeter Township Police Department and later transferred to a local hospital by ambulance for evaluation before being released," as stated in the police release.  The township was called to his home in the 100 block of Crest Avenue at 11:19 p.m. on Sept. 25, 2023, as detailed in the release. When officers arrived they attempted to speak with occupants of the home when…
York County Nurse Coated In GF's Blood Convicted Of Murder York County Nurse Coated In GF's Blood Convicted Of Murder
York County Nurse Coated In GF's Blood Convicted Of Murder A man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend years after he was found wandering in the street with a gunshot wound to the head.  Two York County nurses had a violent fight that turned deadly, and one man has been found guilty of murder, according to court documents. William Fredric Hudson, 50, of the 600 block of Pleasant View Road in Fairview Township, was turned in to the police by his father after he killed his girlfriend Catherine Hartman, 51, of Camp Hill on June 25, 2021.  The couple's relationship came to a violent end following an argument that Friday around 2 a.m. Hud…
Husband Prime Suspect In Wife's Deadly Shooting In PA: Police Husband Prime Suspect In Wife's Deadly Shooting In PA: Police
Husband Prime Suspect In Wife's Deadly Shooting In PA: Police A 49-year-old man is accused of shooting his wife point-blank on the side of a Pennsylvania highway and then phoning police to turn himself in, authorities say.  Igancio Peralta-Agramonte is charged with the first-degree murder of his wife, 44-year-old Librada Reyes De Peralta, according to the criminal complaint obtained by Daily Voice and state court records.  It started just after sunrise on Friday, Aug. 4, police wrote in court filings.  A Northern Berks Regional police officer was called to the intersection of Route 61 and Snyder Road in Ontelaunee Township after passin…
PA Trio Accused Of Killing Man At MD Hotel: Police PA Trio Accused Of Killing Man At MD Hotel: Police
PA Trio Accused Of Killing Man At MD Hotel: Police Three people are in custody for their alleged roles in the fatal shooting of a man in a Maryland hotel after reportedly getting into a disagreement with a member of his family. Ade Boggs, 18, Te Shear Baxter, 28, and Tequoia Baxter, 32, relatives living in Philadelphia, have been arrest and accused of their roles in the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Oxon Hill resident Demetric Martin last weekend. Officers were called to the La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham DC Metro Capital Beltway on Hampton Park Boulevard in Capitol Heights at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, where ther…
Homicide Victim ID'd As Brother Of Another Homicide Victim: HBG Police Homicide Victim ID'd As Brother Of Another Homicide Victim: HBG Police
Homicide Victim ID'd As Brother Of Another Homicide Victim: HBG Police A 26-year-old man has been identified after being shot in Harrisburg, police announced on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 — less than one year after his 23-year-old brother.  Harrisburg Bureau of Police officers were called to the intersection of South 20th and Zarker streets around 10 p.m. on Monday, but no one was there when they arrived.  They soon received a call that Richone I. Strain-Hankerson had been shot and taken to the 2400 block of Market Street, according to Lt. Kyle Gautsch. First responders from an "outside jurisdiction" were at that location but ultimately he was pronounced dead.  …
Man Shot Dead In Targeted Shooting ID'd: Harrisburg Police Man Shot Dead In Targeted Shooting ID'd: Harrisburg Police
Man Shot Dead In Targeted Shooting ID'd: Harrisburg Police The man who died at the scene of a shooting in Harrisburg on Sunday afternoon has been identified, authorities say.    Police in Harrisburg were called to a report of shots fired near the intersection of Walnut and Balm streets at 12:15 p.m. on July 9, 2023.  When officers arrived at the scene, they found Myriah Crittenden also known as Morah, suffering from gunshot wounds, the County Coroner confirmed on Tuesday.  Officers gave the man emergency aid but were unsuccessful and he was later pronounced dead, according to the police release.  Crittenden has a cri…
Police ID 5 Killed In Philadelphia Mass Shooting Police ID 5 Killed In Philadelphia Mass Shooting
Police ID 5 Killed In Philadelphia Mass Shooting Police have identified the five victims killed Monday evening, July 3 by a 40-year-old gunman in a bulletproof vest who opened fire in Philadelphia's Kingsessing section. The following individuals were killed by gunfire: Lashyd Merritt, 20, male, shot multiple times in the chest and arm, pronounced at 8:43 p.m.; Dymir Stanton, 2, male, shot in the chest and back, pronounced at 8:43 p.m.; Ralph Moralis, 59, shot in the head, side, and buttocks, pronounced at 8:47 p.m.; Daujan Brown, 15, male, shot in the shoulder, chest, and back, pronounced at 8:40 p.m.; Joseph Wamah, Jr., 31, male, shot m…