YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Aaminah Vicosa and Giana Vicosa have been located according to Pennsylvania State Police. Police have been searching for Aaminah and Giana since they were abducted by their father, Robert Vicosa. The search is now over.
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This comes after a police incident just south of the Maryland-Pennsylvania state line not far from Waynesboro, which sources say is connected to the Vicosa case.
Police say the last car Vicosa and his accomplice Bynum were driving was a gray Ford Edge with license plate 2DT4716.
York Area Regional Police and the York County district attorney confirmed in a brief press conference just before 5 p.m. that a vehicle matching that description was spotted driving erratically just south of the Pennsylvania state border in Maryland. Police tried to stop the vehicle, but by the time they were able to get to the vehicle, which ran off the road and hit a fence line, there had been multiple shots fired and multiple fatalities.
Maryland State Police held a press conference shortly before 7 p.m. on Thursday, but they would not confirm the identities of the people involved in the incident or whether they were related to the Vicosa case.
Maryland State Police Public Information Officer Elena Russo did say that there were four individuals, two of whom were juveniles, in the vehicle, and all four people did appear to have suffered gunshot wounds. The female driver, adult man, and one child were pronounced dead at the scene. The other child was taken to a medical center, where she was also pronounced dead.
“Based on the vehicle involved in the short pursuit in Pennsylvania and the circumstances surrounding this incident, police believe they know who the individuals are; however because it is still an active crime scene investigation, we cannot release the identity of the occupants of the vehicle,” Russo said.
“Investigators do believe this incident is potentially related to two other incidents, one in Maryland and one in Pennsylvania,” she added.
Maryland State Police press conference:
This is a developing story. More updates will be added to this article as we learn more.