Harrisburg shooting victim pronounced dead, $2,000 reward for information leading to arrest

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DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — Christopher Burkett, 26, was the victim of a shooting in Harrisburg on Monday.  Today Burkett succumbed to his injuries and passed away.

Harrisburg Police responded to the Harrisburg Fried Chicken on 1314 Market St. for a shooting victim.  Officers saw Burkett in a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.  He was unresponsive and was taken to Hershey Medical Center in critical condition.

The shooter, who is still on the loose, was described as a short, black male, with an average build.  He was seen running west on Market St. towards 13th St.

The investigation is still ongoing and police are still looking for the shooter.

Anyone that has information regarding this incident is asked to call police at 717-255-3025 or 717-255-3170.

You may also submit a tip through Crime Watch, these tips will remain confidential.

Dauphin County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest in this incident.

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