Harrisburg shooting suspect now charged with homicide in death of 17-year-old

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HARRISBURG, Pa. - A man arrested after a shooting in Harrisburg is now facing homicide charges following the death of the 17-year-old victim, police said.

Kenneth Hunter, 19, is charged with criminal homicide, carrying a firearm without a license and tampering with evidence. He was arraigned Thursday and taken to Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail.

Officers responded to a home along the 1900 block of Kensington Street around 2:28 a.m. on April 29 for a reported shooting. Police found 17-year-old Amon Corsa-Romain in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to his face. He was taken to a local hospital and died Thursday afternoon.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 8.