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Harrisburg police search for suspect after man & woman were shot

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Daequann Buckner

HARRISBURG, Pa — Police are searching for a man they believe shot two people Saturday night in Harrisburg. It happened around 8:00 p.m. in the area of North 5th and Granite Streets.

According to police, they were called to Harrisburg Hospital for a man and woman with gunshot wounds to their arms. The female victim, 32, says she walked outside to talk to the male victim, also 32. She heard multiple gunshots and both victims were struck in the arm. Both drove themselves to the hospital. They are expected to recover.

When police went to the crime scene, they found multiple bullet casings, and a parked vehicle that had been shot.

Police determined that Daequann Buckner, 24, fired the shots that struck the two victims; a warrant has been issued for his arrest. He was last seen driving a silver four-door Honda Accord.

Buckner will be charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Person not to Possess Firearm, Aggravated Assault, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Recklessly Endangering and Criminal Mischief.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Harrisburg Police at (717) 255-3189.