Although a 19-year-old who was shot in Steelton signed a waiver of prosecution, police have filed fees towards the person accused of pulling the set off and the girl they are saying gave him the gun.
Kyle E. Lewis, 24, of Halifax, is now going through fees of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm, firearms to not be carried with no license and recklessly endangering one other individual in reference to a December shooting in Steelton.
Lewis’s girlfriend, Brenda Bechtal, 26, of Halifax, is going through a firearms cost.
Police say the taking pictures occurred round 9:45 p.m. Dec. 28 close to South Second and Hoffer streets. A 19-year-old was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening accidents.
In keeping with charging paperwork filed by Steelton police, the day after the taking pictures, the 19-year-old supplied an outline of Lewis and instructed police he had a feminine passenger with him in a car on the time of the taking pictures. He additionally confirmed police Lewis’s Snap Chat account, containing photos of marijuana, a picture of the within of a automobile the place there was a handgun, and a tattoo of a greenback signal on Lewis’s hand, courtroom information state.
With Lewis’s Fb web page, investigators have been in a position to match the outline and tattoo to Lewis, police say.
Lewis is a felon on parole for theft and DUI and isn’t permitted to have a firearm, courtroom paperwork state, and police say his parole agent noticed Lewis the day earlier than within the car recognized within the descriptions.
When police went to the 19-year-old’s dwelling to current him with a photograph lineup to see if he might establish Lewis, the 19-year-old’s mom yelled at him from the opposite room, telling him to not establish the suspect, police say.
Although the 19-year-old signed a waiver of prosecution for the aggravated assault cost, police say they instructed him he was nonetheless concerned within the case and can be a witness.
Police quickly acquired a name from Lewis’s parole agent, who stated Lewis and Bechtal have been within the parking zone of the Greenback Normal in Halifax, and within the car was the handgun, charging paperwork state.
Police say Bechtal instructed them that issues acquired out of hand the evening of the incident and Lewis shot the 19-year-old. She stated she gave the firearm to Lewis, who instructed police his fingerprints would seemingly be discovered on it, police say.
A preliminary listening to is about for Jan. 12 for Lewis.