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17-year-old accused of allegedly shooting person in leg after drug transaction in Lebanon County

Police say the incident occurred on June 12 at 11:35 p.m. on the 100 block of Pershing Avenue.
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LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. — A 17-year-old is charged with aggravated assault and robbery after engaging in a drug transaction and allegedly shooting a person in the leg in Lebanon County.

Police say the incident occurred on June 12 at 11:35 p.m. on the 100 block of Pershing Avenue.

Jahmir Adams from Sinking Springs pointed a rifle at a person and threatened to rob them of their drugs and or money, police said.

Officials say after Adams allegedly shot the person in the leg, a second individual dragged the victim from the rear of the vehicle and shot the victim two times in the buttocks with a pellet gun.

The victim was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, according to officials. 

 A .22 caliber casing was recovered from the scene. The rifle Adams used has not been recovered, police said.

Adams has not been located and has warrants issued for his arrest in Berks County and another warrant has been issued for his arrest for this incident, authorities said. 

The second suspect has not been identified, according to police.

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