UPDATE: Carlisle man arrested in connection with June 21 shooting of Michael Burch
CARLISLE, Cumberland County, Pa. — Carlisle police have made an arrest in relation to a June 21 shooting that resulted in one death.
18-year-old Craig Ryan Hines Jr., of Carlisle, has been arrested, according to Carlisle police. He has been charged with homicide, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm as a felon.
The victim, 23-year old Michael Burch, was shot and killed on East Penn Street in Carlisle at around 3:46 p.m. on June 21, according to police reports.
At the time of the shooting, police said that Burch was specifically targeted, but they were unable to identify why.
Witnesses claimed to that two suspects were seen fleeing the scene in a Chevy Equinox, according to police. The Equinox was located off Lincoln Avenue unattended later that day.
According to police reports, Hines Jr. was the driver of the Equinox and fired multiple shots at Burch.
After an investigation, a warrant for Hines was obtained, and Hines was apprehended on Aug. 31 in Carlisle. He was in possession of crack cocaine, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, prescription pills, drug paraphernalia, and more than $2,000 in cash.