Police investigate early Sunday morning shooting in Harrisburg, one suspect in custody


HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Harrisburg Police continues to investigate an early Sunday morning shooting on N 2nd Street. The police were dispatched for an alarm in the building and, upon arrival, found a gunshot victim inside.

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Police said on Monday they charged 36-year-old Tara Melhorn with Criminal Attempt Homicide and Aggravated Assault. She is in Dauphin County Booking for arraignment.

Courtesy: Harrisburg Bureau of Police

The victim, a woman of unknown age, was transported to a local hospital for treatment where she now remains in critical condition.

As of 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, there does not appear to be a concern for public safety as all “known parties” are accounted for, according to the police report.

Anyone with information on the isolated incident is asked to call Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900. Or, submit tips to the CRIMEWATCH website by clicking here.

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