Incident

12-31-2016 Pennsylvania Greencastle 1-1

Location

December 31, 2016

400 block of W Baltimore St
Greencastle, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 39.7915, -77.7336

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Matthew Mitchell
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Acquaintance
  • Name: Taylor Alan Nelson
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun

Notes

Showed handgun to victim, pointed at him and fired. Shooter arrested. Shooter's father arrested having unsecured guns. Victim shot in head.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 9
State Senate District: 30
State House District: 90