>> HARRISBURG POLICE SAY THE SHOOTING HAPPENED LAST NIGHT AND TODAY THERE EVENT — TODAY THEY THEN IF I THE VICTIM AS LAROYCE REED. POLICE SAY HE WAS 47 YEARS OLD. NEIGHBORS WHO LIVED ON HIS STREET DID NOT WANT TO BE INTERVIEWED ON CAMERA BUT THEY TOLD ME HE WAS A NICE GUY WHO FREQUENTED THE CORNER STORE DOWN THE STREET FROM WHERE HE WAS SHOT SHOULD — FROM WHERE HE WAS SHOT. TODAY, THERE WAS A SIGN IN THAT SHOP ASKING PEOPLE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT HIS DEATH TO CALL POLICE. OFFICERS WERE CALLED TO AN APARTMENT ON THE 1400 BLOCK OF VERNON STREET. THAT IS WHERE THEY SAY THEY FOUND REED. DEPUTY CHIEF DENNIS SORENSEN SAID INVESTIGATORS RETURNED TO THE AREA TODAY TO TRY TO SPEAK WITH WITNESSES WHO MIGHT HELP REIN THE SHOOTER TO JUSTICE. >> IT TAKES A COMMUNITY TO MAKE A CHANGE. WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER AND WE HAVE GOT TO WORK TOGETHER TO SOLVE THESE THINGS TO TRY AND MITIGATE THE GUN VIOLENCE IN THE CITY. >> HARRISBURG POLICE HAVE NOT RELEASED ADDITIONAL INFO ABOUT THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE SHOOTING

47-year-old man fatally shot in Harrisburg, police say

Updated: 5:19 PM EDT Apr 7, 2021

A man was shot and killed Tuesday night in Harrisburg, police said.Officers said the shooting happened around 8:37 p.m. in an apartment in the 1400 block of Vernon Street.The victim is 47-year-old Laroyce Reed, according to police.Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo spoke about recent violence in the city.”It’s hard to look at these in terms of patterns because sometimes there’s spikes, but the pandemic has not led to any decrease in violent crime in the way it has with certain property crimes, ” he said.Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-558-6900 or call Detective Richard Iachini at 717-255-3118. Tips can also be submitted online.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A man was shot and killed Tuesday night in Harrisburg, police said.Officers said the shooting happened around 8:37 p.m. in an apartment in the 1400 block of Vernon Street.
The victim is 47-year-old Laroyce Reed, according to police.Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo spoke about recent violence in the city.”It’s hard to look at these in terms of patterns because sometimes there’s spikes, but the pandemic has not led to any decrease in violent crime in the way it has with certain property crimes, ” he said.Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-558-6900 or call Detective Richard Iachini at 717-255-3118. Tips can also be submitted online.