SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — One person was arrested and a person of interest has been identified after a homicide took place in Dauphin County during the evening hours of Saturday, Nov. 4.
According to police, officers were called to an apartment complex at the 300 block of North Harrisburg Street around 10 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Once officers arrived on the scene, police said they found a 39-year-old man who had died.
“The individual that’s deceased was an employee of the Camp Hill State Correctional Facility and was a sergeant over there,” said Swatara Township Director of Public Safety Darrell Reider.
According to Darrell Reider, who is the Swatara Township Director of Public Safety, the shooting was due to an altercation between two neighbors. Reider also stated that the man who died was an employee of the Camp Hill Correctional Facility.
Upon further investigation, officers found a second man shot with non-life-threatening injuries. That person was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Swatara Police said they have arrested 26-year-old Francisco Hernandez-Hernandez who resides in the 300 block of North Harrisburg Street for his alleged involvement in this homicide. He has been charged with murder, reckless endangering another person, and a person not to possess a firearm.
He is currently at the Dauphin County Booking Center awaiting arraignment on the above charges.
In addition, police are attempting to locate Felix Hernandez-Hernandez who at this time is a person of interest in this homicide.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Dauphin County 911, Detective Pat Corkle at 717-564-2550 or submit a tip by clicking here.