LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — Two teenagers are being charged with homicide in connection to the deadly Lancaster County shooting on Wednesday, according to the Lancaster Bureau of Police.
Jomar Santos, 14, of Leola, and Jayziah Echevarria, 18, of Lancaster, both face charges for the shooting at the 400 block of South Joseph Street that killed Johan Parra, 31, on Wednesday morning.
In addition to criminal homicide, Santos also faces charges of conspiracy to commit criminal homicide, possession of a firearm by a minor, firearms not to be carried without a license and recklessly endangering another person.
Echevarria was also charged with conspiracy to commit criminal homicide, firearms not to be carried without a license and recklessly endangering another person.
Police, who say the incident “developed rapidly,” thanked the Lancaster County Special Emergency Response Team and the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office in a statement on Wednesday night.
The public is not in any danger and all streets that were closed as police investigated throughout the day are now back open.
The shooting is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 717-735-3345.
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