Police ID man killed in Harrisburg shooting; reward offered for info leading to an arrest

Christopher Alexander was shot and killed Thursday night in Harrisburg.

HARRISBURG — UPDATE: The victim in Thursday night’s shooting in Harrisburg has been identified as 26-year-old Christopher Alexander.

Alexander was found deceased in the 2100 block of 5th Street. The shooting occurred at 7:45 p.m.

There’s no word on the identity of the suspect but police say the individual is armed and dangerous. A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered by Dauphin County Crime Stoppers for information leading to an arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 717-255-7298 or 717-558-6900. You can also submit a tip here.

Previously: Police confirm to FOX43 that a man died after being shot Thursday evening in Harrisburg.

The shooting occurred at 7:45 p.m. in the area of 5th and Forrest Streets.

There’s no word on the identity of the suspect but police say the individual is armed and dangerous.

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