Shots Fired Reported on Springettsbury Avenue

On Thursday, February 4, 2021 at approximately 4:45pm, officers responded to the 1200 block Springettsbury Avenue for reported shots being fired in the area.

Witnesses reported that a white vehicle unknown make and a black vehicle with a silver stripe, possible a late model Hyundai Sonata, were traveling through the area at a high rate of speed while exchanging gunfire. As a result, a residence in the 800 block of Lancaster Avenue and a vehicle parked in the 1200 block of Springettsbury Avenue were struck by bullets. No injuries were reported.

The investigation conducted to date has found no connection with this crime and the neighborhood in which it occurred nor is it believed that a further public safety concern exist. This is not believed to be a random act and that the actors were familiar with each other. 

We are requesting that anyone who may have witnessed or who has information concerning this crime contact Detective Dony Harbaugh at 717-843-0851,, or through this website. A photograph of the black vehicle is attached to this release. 

George J. Swartz, Chief of Police     

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