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Update: Police searching for second suspect in homicide of 16-year-old

Lebanon City Police say they are searching for 15-year-old Jayden Pagan, who has multiple charges filed connected to the alleged homicide of a 16-year-old on Oct. 27
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LEBANON, Pa. — Update (Nov. 3): Police continue to search for the second suspect in the homicide of a 16-year-old on Oct. 27. 

Police are searching for 15-year-old Jayden Pagan from Lebanon.

Pagan is charged with homicide, conspiracy to commit homicide, along with several firearms charges

Update (Nov. 1): Lebanon City Police have arrested 17-year-old Jaedyn Gaines for allegedly shooting and killing another 16-year-old during a drug deal turned attempted robbery.

Police say that Gaines and another person allegedly went to rob the victim and another person after meeting them to buy marijuana.

After Gaines took the drugs from one of the victims, the 16-year-old victim and the second suspect began to struggle, at which point Gaines allegedly shot the 16-year-old victim in the chest.

After the shooting, Gaines and the other suspect allegedly ran from the scene.

Police are searching for the second suspect.


Lebanon City Police are investigating what led to the deadly shooting of a 16-year-old boy Wednesday afternoon.

Police say that just after 3:30 p.m. they received reports of a car crash just north of Lehman Street on North 6th Street in Lebanon.

Witnesses told police two men outside the car were arguing with the driver and passengers when one of the people outside fired a gun into the car

After being shot at, the car then sped away south on 6th Street before hitting parked cars and flipping onto its roof near Arnold Street. Reportedly, at least one person fled from the car during the incident.

Police say while investigating they discovered that the people in the car went to North 6th Street to meet with another individual. Authorities believe the suspects were part of the initial meeting, and this is not a random incident.

Officers are looking for two suspects that are men in their late teens or early 20s. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lebanon City Police Department at 717-272-2054 or Crime Stoppers at 717-270-9800.

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