Police are looking for an 18-year-old Harrisburg man for a drive-by shooting that injured a teenage girl in the city.
Carson, of the 1900 block of Bellevue Road, apparently was targeting his ex-girlfriend Sunday evening when he fired several shots at a group of girls gathered at a home in the 500 block of Woodbine Street, according to Harrisburg police.
Two bullets hit a 17-year-old Uptown girl in her leg. She was taken to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening wounds, police said.
Carson's estranged girlfriend, who was among the group, was not struck.
The girls told investigators they were socializing on the front
porch of the home and noticed Carson in the passenger seat of a burgundy car, driven
by his current girlfriend, as it passed by several times.
Carson opened fire as the car made a final pass, police said.
Detectives said they looked for Carson at his known address, but he was not found. The
home of the girl who drove the car was also checked, but the car was not
The car was found hours later in an apartment complex in
suburban Harrisburg, but it was not occupied, police said.
Police are looking for both Carson and the teen driver, but the girlfriend's name is not being released pending the investigation.
Anyone with information is
asked to call Harrisburg police at (717) 255-3182 or (717) 255-3115.
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