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Carlisle man jailed in May shooting

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CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

A Carlisle man has been jailed on attempted homicide and other charges related to a May shooting at the intersection of North Pitt and A streets.

Warren Genell Bennett II, 27, was arrested after a foot chase Friday. He was found hiding in a backyard after he fled from a car officers had stopped on East Penn Street, borough police said in a news release.

Officers knew Bennett was in the car and that there were outstanding charges for his arrest. He has been identified as one of the gunmen in the May 31 shooting of 44-year-old James Felix Walker, police said.

Walker survived the shooting.

Police previously said the shooting was not random and that Walker was specifically targeted by someone who likely knew him.

Bennett was also charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, simple assault and firearms violations. His bail at Cumberland County Prison was set at $5 million cash.

Police said they have reason to believe there was a second shooter, but do not yet know his identity.

Anyone with information is asked to call Carlisle police at 717-243-5252.


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