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Friday December 06, 2013 at 7:00 am

This article was edited at 5:07pm to reflect the following updated release from the Harrisburg Police Department about the death of an 18 yr. old Harrisburg woman.

Michael Stephan Gelsinger, White Male 23 has been charged with Homicide, Criminal Attempt Homicide, Person Not to Possess a Firearm, Carrying Firearm without a License, PWI-Crack, Paraphernalia, Parole Detainer, Recklessly Endangering 3 cts.

Joseph Payne-Casiano, Black Male 27 has been charged with Hindering Apprehension, Parole Detainer

Justin Baxter, Black Male 27 has been charged with Public Drunkenness, Simple Assault-Physical Menace 2 cts, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Persons Not to Possess a Firearm.

Narrative of incident:

12/6/13 Harrisburg Police officers were dispatched to the area of the 1600 block of Thompson Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival in the area officers located the victim on a porch with an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen.

As the investigation continued, officers learned just prior to the shooting there was an altercation between a males in-front of a residence on the block. Multiple shots were exchanged and the victim was struck.

The female was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. Detectives arrived on scene and began their investigation. The investigation continues, anyone having any information on this is asked to contact Detective Jason Paul at 717-255-3154 or email or Cpl. Gabriel Olivera at 717-255-3130 or email to reach City detectives.

Anyone may also call the Dauphin County Police dispatch at 717-558-6900 and ask for a City detective.

This city of Harrisburg has updated their crime report and arrest blotter.

There are two reports for each date. The crime report contains two reports. The first half is sorted in chronological order, the second half is sorted by incident type.

Reported crimes in Harrisburg for 12-6-13.

Harrisburg arrests reported on 12-6-13.

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