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Authorities investigate multiple stabbings in Lower Paxton Township


Police are investigating a three stabbings that happened in Lower Paxton Township.

The first incident occurred around 3 a.m.  Saturday morning after a fight that began in Harrisburg moved to the intersection of Samoset Drive and King Russ Road in Lower Paxton Township.  Police say the fight stemmed from a confrontation at a restaurant near 13th and Derry Streets. One of the suspects, known only as Sayeed, told a group of people to meet him in the Lakewood Hills apartment complex.  At Lakewood Hills, Sayeed produced a long kitchen knife from his pants and threatened the victim, police said. The victim sustained a minor injury to his hand when he reached out to push the knife away.  The victim was treated at Harrisburg Hospital.

The second incident occurred early Monday morning around 12:45 a.m. Police were dispatched to the Twin Lakes apartment complex along Lakepoint Drive for a stabbing victim.  Upon arrival, officers discovered that the victim had been stabbed in the arm.  The 43-year-old victim was taken to Harrisburg Hospital for treatment.

During the investigation, officers were dispatched to a separate location within the complex for another stabbing victim.  That victim, a 23-year-old resident of the complex had been stabbed in the head.  He was also taken to Harrisburg Hospital for treatment.  Neither person sustained life threatening injuries and police are attempting to piece together evidence to determine what happened.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lower Paxton Township Police Department at (717) 657-5656, the anonymous Tip-Line at (717) 724-8317 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 262-3080.


1 Comment to “Authorities investigate multiple stabbings in Lower Paxton Township”

    Al. P said:
    February 4, 2013 at 1:17 PM

    Great. Gun control works. Thug control does not.

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