PENN TOWNSHIP – MAN WITH GUN INCIDENT – RESOLVED WITHOUT INJURY – SUBJECT IN CUSTODY

Incident number: 2209020462
Type: WEAPONS IN PROG
Received time: 09/18/2022 08:53:43
Status: WORK
Department: POLICE
Allocation of NLCRPD sector: L86 SECTOR 33 MANHEIM AUCTION
Lead Agency: NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Unit responsible: P86-7
Location: JUNCTION RD
Municipality: TOWNSHIP OF PENN
Cross streets: WAREHOUSE ROAD/MUNICIPAL LINE
Latitude: 40.124980747607
Longitude: -76.3879621963516

NLCRPD patrols were dispatched to a reported subject with a firearm, the adult male allegedly threatened to harm himself and was armed with a rifle and multiple live ammunition. Subject fled the residence when police were called for assistance and entered a large agricultural area with mature corn crops to hide from NLCRPD responders. A perimeter was established and eventually the subject was located through technical means and the use of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) deployed by the NLRPD. Subject was later located and taken into custody by NLCRPD patrols in a field near a residential and commercial area on Auction Road adjacent to the Manheim Auto Auction location. The subject was uninjured and was transported to a hospital facility for further evaluation. The rifle was recovered from the field where it was hidden by the subject and is being kept as evidence. Criminal charges are pending and further details will be released once the charges are laid. Subject was taken into custody at approximately 11:35 a.m., no injuries were reported, and no residents were evacuated from the incident area.


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