Police identify 19-year-old shot and killed in Allentown, Pa.

Thursday, November 09, 2017 10:27AM
Man shot and killed in Allentown: Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on November 9, 2017.


ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Police have identified the 19-year-old man shot and killed just steps away from Allentown City Hall.

Parris Lane was shot in the parking lot of Hamilton Tower, a half block from the government building.

Police say the gunfire rang out at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers arrived to find Lane had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Allentown Police and the Lehigh County District Attorney's Homicide Task Force are investigating.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Allentown Police Detective Bureau at 610-437-7721. Tips can also be texted to 847411 using the keyword TIPAPD.

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