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Warrant issued for assault suspect

Chambersburg police has issued a warrant for Allan David Dominguez, 18, Chambersburg, in connection with an attack that seriously injured a man earlier this month.

The brutal assault the evening of Nov. 7 in downtown Chambersburg has already resulted in the arrest of two juveniles, according to a Chambersburg Police Department news release. Police identified Dominguez as one of three others involved. They have not provided information about the other two, or released their identities.

Police responded to the 100 block of Lincoln West at 6:30 p.m. that day for a report of an assault.  They found a male victim with serious injuries to his head when they arrived at the crime scene.  A group of five males had repeatedly struck him with pieces of a cinder block.

Police describe Dominguez as a 5’7″ Hispanic male, weighing 125 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He is charged with felony Aggravated Assault and Riot.

Police ask that anyone with information about him or his location to contact them at 717-264-4131; or leave a tip on CRIMEWATCH®.

READ: Brutal assault in downtown Chambersburg


On Tuesday November 15, at 10:46 a.m., Chambersburg Police Department responded to the area of the 500 Block of Nelson Street after receiving a report of a suicidal subject in a residence there.

Upon arrival responding Officers learned that a 26-year-old male was within the residence and in possession of a pistol. He was threatening to commit suicide.

As Officers were on scene, the man emerged from within the residence and shot himself with the pistol in his possession.

The Chambersburg Police Department is working jointly with the Franklin County Coroner’s Office on this matter as the investigation is active and ongoing.

The Chambersburg Police Department would like to remind the public that help is available for those in crisis; through the Suicide and Crisis Hotline at telephone number 988 or through Crisis Intervention at 717-264-2555. 


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