HPD Facebook Page: Harrisonburg, Va. – On July 14, at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers with the Harrisonburg Police Department (HPD), responded to the 400 block of South Main Street for a complaint of two victims with gunshot wounds. At this time, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received reports of shots fired on West Grattan Street as well.
When officers arrived, they were able to eventually locate the victims, who had been travelling in a vehiclein search of assistance, in the area of East Johnson Street and Community Street. Both victims were transported to Sentara RMH Medical Center before one victim was transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center for treatment of serious but non-life- threatening injuries.
Preliminary investigation has shown that the victims were in the area of West Grattan Street when approached by two males. A struggle ensued between the victim in the passenger seat and one of the males after a firearm was displayed. The gun was fired, and both victims were struck.
Witnesses nearby and security footage in the area led officers to a townhome on West Grattan Street where the suspects were believed to have fled. Officers arrested two suspects at this time in connection with the shooting.
Aaron Christopher Gordon Jr., 20, of Harrisonburg, and Za’Jaun Page, 20, of Harrisonburg, were each charged with two counts of Conspiracy to Commit Robbery and two counts of Conspiracy to Commit Malicious Wounding.
This incident is believed to be isolated in nature with no additional risk to the public.
The incident is still under investigation and more charges may be forthcoming. HPD is requesting that anyone with information about the incident contact the Major Crimes Unit by calling (540) 437-2650. Those who wish to remain anonymous may do so by calling Crime Solvers at (540) 574-5050 or by texting “HPD” plus their tip to CRIMES (274637)...Read more HERE