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Suspect in a Harrisburg porch shooting arrested

Dale Dean Jr.

HARRISBURG — A suspect in a shooting that wounded a Harrisburg woman Wednesday night has been arrested.

Harrisburg police say the shooting occurred at 10:51 p.m. on the 300 block of Hummel Street. When police arrived at the scene, they found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound sitting on her front porch. She reported that she was shot by a teenage black male with bushy hair in a ponytail following a confrontation with another woman.

After investigating, police arrested Dale Dean Jr., 30, of Harrisburg. He is charged with criminal attempted homicide, aggravated assault and an additional weapons charge.