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Suspect charged with deadly Harrisburg shooting arrested in Texas

Jerome Kasey, of Baltimore, is charged with murder for his suspected role in the shooting death of Jeramiah Beamon on Nov. 16, police say.
Credit: Harrisburg Bureau of Police

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — Update, Jan. 4, 2022: The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that U.S. Marshalls arrested Jerome Kasey in Texas.

In late December 2021, officials say they learned that after the murder of Beamon, Kasey, along with 28-year-old Dauphin County man on probation James Williams, went to Lubbock Texas.

Around 1 p.m. on Tuesday the fugitive task force arrested Kasey and Williams in Lubbock Texas, turning the two over to the Lubbock Police Department for booking and arraignment.

Update, Nov. 29, 2021: Police have charged a suspect in the case. Jerome Kasey, of Baltimore Maryland, is currently wanted for murder as a result of his involvement in the shooting death of Jeramiah Beamon, the man killed in a shooting around 11:40 p.m. on Nov. 16 in the area of Evergreen and Swatara streets.

Previously

Police say that a man was shot and killed Tuesday evening in Harrisburg.

On Nov. 16 around 11:40 p.m., Harrisburg Police were dispatched to the area of Evergreen and Swatara Streets for a report that a person had been shot, authorities state.

Upon arrival, police discovered an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. He died at the scene, according to investigators.

This incident is currently under investigation. Anyone with more information can contact Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900.

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