Monday, October 16, 2017

Police Looking for Shenandoah Man Charged with Shooting Man near Frackville on Sunday

Police are looking for a suspect that shot a man in a motel near Frackville on Sunday.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, around 2:50pm, police responded to the Motel 6,, located at 701 Altamont Blvd West Mahanoy Township Schuylkill County for a report of a Victim with a gunshot wound in Room 49.

Upon their arrival, it was learned that the Victim was in room 49 at the Motel 6 with his girlfriend. She had rented the room on 10/14/17 and was to check out on 10/16/17.

The Victim was sitting on the far bed in the room when his girlfriend's father, Donald Jenkins, 40, of Shenandoah, came to the Motel 6 and entered the room that was occupied by the Victim and his girlfriend. An argument ensued which lead to the actor shooting the Victim in the upper left leg/groin area.

Jenkins then fled the area in his vehicle.

The Victim was trasnported by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center Danville for his sustained injuries.

An arrest warrant was obtained for the accused through Magisterial District Judge James Reiley. He was charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Homicide, Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Possessing Instruments of Crime, Simple Assault and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

The accused is possibly in the Shenandoah area.

Jenkins is reported to live on North White Street, in Shenandoah.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of the accused is asked to call State Police at Frackville 570-874-5300 or Schuylkill County 911 .

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