Around 2 a.m. on Nov. 6, police responded to a verbal altercation on the corner of North Queen Street and Coover Avenue in Shippensburg.
The altercation escalated and resulted in a suspect firing shots. The victim later died from the gunshot wounds. The male suspect who fired the shots remained on the scene until officers arrived. This investigation is still active.
The victim was identified as Milton D. Washington, a 29-year-old Harrisburg resident. Those close to him knew him as “BJ”, and he leaves behind two children.
The Slate reached out to the Pennsylvania Statee Police for more information, but was unable to get in contact with officers involved in the investigation. Pennsylvania State Police are encouraging anyone who witnessed or has video evidence of the incident to contact PSP Carlisle at 717-249-2121.