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Lebanon Police Release More Info on 3rd City Homicide

19-year old Jason Maheca of York

Lebanon Police have released more information late Tuesday afternoon regarding the shooting death of a man at 7th and Willow Streets early last Saturday morning.

Chief Todd Breiner says the victim’s name is Elliot Thomas, a 39-year old resident of Minersville, Schuylkill County. Preliminary autopsy results confirm that he died of a single gunshot wound.

As a result of the investigation into the shooting, police have charged 19-year old Jason Maheca of York with homicide and firearms not to be carried without a license.

Chief Breiner says Maheca has not been apprehended. A warrant for his arrest has been issued and police continue to ask the public’s help in this investigation.

If you know anything about this shooting or where Maheca may be, contact Lebanon Police at 717-272-2054.

Maheca is the second person wanted in connection to a homicide in the city of Lebanon.

Police are still trying to locate 15-year old Jaden Pagan of Lebanon, who was charged along with 17-year old Jaedyn Gaines, related to the October 27th shooting death of 16-year old Omar Rodriguez at 6th and Crowell Streets.

Gaines is being held in the Lebanon County Correctional Facility without bail.