Incident

4-08-2017 Pennsylvania Macungie 1-1

Location

April 08, 2017

Lower Macungie Twp
3900 block of Orchard Drive
Macungie, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 40.5118, -75.5792

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Chris Perez
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Friends
  • Age: 16
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

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

Notes

Group of juveniles w/ gun; AD shot in chest, playing with rifle, poss thought gun unloaded; Ithaca 12-gauge shotgun

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 12 gauge
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 15