Two killed, three injured in violent weekend in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Five people were shot over the weekend in Harrisburg. Two of those people were killed and the other three were injured. Harrisburg Mayor Wanda Williams and members of the Harrisburg Police Department held a news conference on Monday at noon to talk about the rash of shootings.Police Commissioner Thomas Carter called for an end to the violence and asked for cooperation. “I echo the same thing that every police commissioner or police chief or public safety director echoes throughout the country: We need the help of the citizens to stop this violence, “he said.Man, woman killedOn Sunday afternoon, a man and woman were shot to death at a home near Allison Hill. UPDATE: The victims have been identified as Shawn Hairston, 35, and Ana Scott, 42.Police called it a targeted shooting.That shooting happened around 5 pm on 16th Street between Chestnut and Zarker streets.If you have any information about the shooting, you can call Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900. Separate shootings Three other people were hurt in separate shootings on Saturday. No arrests have been made in those shootings. “It’s gunshots – like pretty much we hear it. It’s lights out, get on the ground. It’s normal for us … But it’s scary because you do not know when or where it’s going to happen, so just walking down the street , like, I never know, “said resident Amber Gochenauer.Stay with WGAL for updates on this developing story.

Five people were shot over the weekend in Harrisburg. Two of those people were killed and the other three were injured.

Harrisburg Mayor Wanda Williams and members of the Harrisburg Police Department held a news conference on Monday at noon to talk about the rash of shootings.

Police Commissioner Thomas Carter called for an end to the violence and asked for cooperation.

“I echo the same thing that every police commissioner or police chief or public safety director echoes throughout the country: We need the help of the citizens to stop this violence,” he said.

Man, woman killed

On Sunday afternoon, a man and woman were shot to death at a home near Allison Hill.

UPDATE: The victims have been identified as Shawn Hairston, 35, and Ana Scott, 42.

Police called it a targeted shooting.

That shooting happened around 5 pm on 16th Street between Chestnut and Zarker streets.

If you have any information about the shooting, you can call Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900.

Separate shootings

Three other people were hurt in separate shootings on Saturday.

No arrests have been made in those shootings.

“It’s gunshots – like pretty much we hear it. It lights out, get on the ground. It’s normal for us … But it’s scary because you do not know when or where it’s going to happen, so just walking down the street , like, I never know, “said resident Amber Gochenauer.

Stay with WGAL for updates on this developing story.

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