Man, 25, accused of shooting at probation officers in Harrisburg

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Franklyn Tavares-Gonzalez


Authorities arrested a man Wednesday who they say fired shots at probation officers while  in the 1400 block of Vernon Street in Harrisburg.

Franklyn Tavares-Gonzalez, 25, of Harrisburg, is charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and firing a weapon in the city.

According to police reports, Tavares-Gonzalez followed the probation officers in a vehicle and fired several shots at them around 9:06 p.m.

Investigators found the vehicle in the area of South 17th and Berry Hill Streets and recovered the gun. Tavares-Gonzalez was taken into custody.

Police said no shots were fired by any of the law enforcement officers involved in the incident.