Police arrest one, search for another suspect in Penbrook shooting

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PENBROOK BOROUGH, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– UPDATE: Dante Thompson turned himself into police shortly after midnight on April 14.

Thompson’s family contacted police, advising that he was at the residence. Police say that the family was instrumental in orchestrating a peaceful surrender.

Thompson was arraigned and bail was set at $750,000.


Again, anyone with information on the whereabouts of the second suspect, Genaro Rivera is asked to contact police.

PREVIOUSLY: Police have issued arrest warrants and are searching for two suspects that are believed to be involved in a Thursday afternoon shooting.

On April 13 at approximately 2:35 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of Elm and 29th Streets for a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers found a 20-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to Hershey Medical Center to be treated for his injuries, and he remains in critical condition.

Police have issued arrest warrants for Dante Thompson and Genaro Rivera, charging them with aggravated assault. Both suspects are 19-years-old and from Harrisburg.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts are urged to contact the Penbrook Police Department or Dauphin County Crimestoppers.  Dauphin County Crimestoppers is offering an award of up to $2000 for information leading to their arrest.