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Update: Police issue warrant for Hanover Borough 'armed and dangerous' shooting suspect

The 32-year-old victim remains in the hospital in critical condition.
Credit: York County Prison Records
David R. Leatherman

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — UPDATE (Oct. 9): Penn Township Police released the name of the shooting victim and the shooting suspect on Thursday in a Facebook post.

Joseph Wright, 32, of Hanover was identified by police as the shooting victim who is currently hospitalized in critical condition.

Police also said they issued a warrant for the shooting suspect, 42-year-old David R. Leatherman. He is described as a white man, around 5 foot 8 inches tall, with an approximate weight of 185 pounds, according to the announcement.

Leatherman is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact the Penn Township Police Department at 717-637-8751. 

PREVIOUS: Police are investigating a shooting in Penn Township that sent one person to the hospital on Wednesday evening officials said in a Facebook post.

Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Baer Avenue for a reported shooting and located a gunshot victim on the 200 block of Charles Avenue. The victim was taken to the hospital and is currently in critical condition officials said.

Police are still investigating this crime.

Penn Township Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at the Detective Unit 717-637-8751.

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