City police are investigating a triple homicide that took place Tuesday night, May 30, in Lebanon.

The incident appears to have taken place at a multi-unit apartment building on the 400 block of N. 5th Street, where police and emergency medical services were dispatched last night, according to county emergency logs.

According to a police release, officers were dispatched to the area around 10:05 p.m. on Tuesday night. Upon arrival, police found four individuals with gunshot wounds.

Police said that one of the subjects was transported to a county medical facility, where they later died from their wounds. A second subject was pronounced dead at the scene. A third subject was transported to a Dauphin County medical facility, where they later died from their wounds.

The fourth subject was first transported by private vehicle to a county medical facility and later by ambulance to a Dauphin County medical facility. Police said the fourth individual underwent surgery and is currently recovering.

Police said that the identity of the victims will be released at a later time.

A “very active” investigation is underway by city police, the Lebanon County District Attorney’s office and Lebanon County Detective Bureau, and the Pennsylvania State Police, with other county police departments assisting.

According to the release, police worked the case through the night and are continuing to follow up on information that has been developed this morning.

Police released no further information at this time.

Wednesday morning, police tape was setup at the scene on the front of the building along N. 5th Street, as well as its rear, which faces Cherry Street. The scene was being monitored by fire police but no officers or detectives were apparent on site.

Wednesday morning, May 31, 2023, police tape was setup on both sides of a multi-unit apartment building on N. 5th Street in Lebanon. Lebanon police say a triple homicide took place here on Tuesday night, May 30, 2023. (LebTown)

Lebanon police asked that any witnesses or persons with other information contact the department at 717-272-6611 or CrimeStoppers at 717-270-9800.

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