Chambersburg PD release statement about Nelson Street incident in Borough

15 November 2022- On Tuesday November 15, 2022 at approximately 1046 AM the Chambersburg Police Department responded to the area of the 500 Block of Nelson St due to the report of a suicidal subject who was within a residence on Nelson Street. Upon arrival responding Officers learned that a 26 year old male was within the residence and in possession of a pistol and he had been threatening to commit suicide.

As Officers were on scene, the male subject emerged from within the residence and he subsequently shot himself with the pistol that he possessed.

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

No other persons were physically harmed as a result of this incident. The identity of the decedent will be held until proper notification has been provided to the family.

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. 

Sourced via CRIMEWATCH®