Lebanon City police are investigating an apparent assault with a firearm in regards to an incident on Friday, July 23.
Officers were dispatched at 4:56 a.m. Friday to the 700 block of Walnut Street, where a 20-year-old male victim was discovered with an apparent single gunshot wound, according to a police statement. The victim was said to be in critical condition at a local medical facility.
No firearm was recovered at the scene, but police said the investigation is ongoing. Police noted that they do not think this was a random act, with the victim and offender believed to have had previous contact.
The public is asked to contact Lebanon City police at 717-272-2054 or Crime Stoppers at 717-270-9800 with any information pertaining to this incident. Tips can be made anonymously.
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