Man shot after apartment burglary in Swatara Township

Harrisburg

HUMMELSTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – A man was shot and wounded after police say he broke into a Swatara Township apartment and assaulted a resident early Wednesday.

Keith Wilson, 35, of Steelton, is expected to survive his injuries. He faces charges of burglary and criminal trespass, both felonies, along with misdemeanor counts of simple assault, terroristic threats, and criminal mischief.

Swatara Township police said Wilson broke into a home at the Summit View apartment complex, at 8301 Presidents Drive, around 1:30 a.m. and was shot by an occupant. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police are looking for Xavier King. They said he was also in the apartment and shot Wilson.

Xavier King

“We would like to speak to him. He left the scene before the police got there,” Detective Cpl. Isaac Levine said.

Police have a warrant charging King with firearms offenses.

“The public is not in danger. There is no threat to the public. It was a contained situation,” Levine said.

Anyone with information should call Swatara Township police at 717-564-2550.

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