Shooting suspect still at large

Warrant issued for shooter
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A Chambersburg man wanted in last month’s shooting in a Liberty Street parking lot is still at large, according to online court records.

shooting suspect
Jayluen DeAndre Childs

Jayluen DeAndre Childs, 25, is charged with attempted homicide in the Aug. 24 shooting. Childs was targeting a specific person when he ambushed a group of three men at 10:43 p.m. in a parking lot at the rear of 93 W. Liberty Street, police said.

Childs shot one of the men in the arm before fleeing the scene the night, according to the police repor

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Police sought a warrant for Child’s arrest four days later.

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Childs faces the following charges, once taken into custody:

  • Attempted homicide, (H1) 1 count;
  • Aggravated assault, with the intent to cause bodily harm , 1 count, a first degree felony;
  • Discharging a Firearm into Occupied Structures, 1 count, a third degree felony;
  • Recklessly Endangering Another Person, 23 counts, second degree misdemeanors.

Police ask anyone with information regarding the shooting investigation or the whereabouts of Childs contact the Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131 or leave a tip at theCRIMEWATCH®website.

The shooting was an isolated incident, limited to specific individuals, police said.

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