Carlisle/West Shore

Carlisle man held for court in shooting death

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) - An 18-year-old Carlisle man is headed to trial on criminal homicide and other charges related to a shooting death in the borough.

Craig R. Hines Jr. was ordered held for court on all charges after a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

Hines is accused of shooting 23-year-old Michael Burch in the first block of East Penn Street on June 21.

Police said Burch was walking with a friend when a Chevrolet SUV pulled alongside the two men. Hines, the driver, fired multiple shots at Burch before fleeing. 

One of the bullets struck Burch and he died at the scene.

A formal arraignment in Cumberland County Court is scheduled for November 15.


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