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Pennsylvania man suspected of killing 3 people is in custody, police say



Pennsylvania man suspected of killing 3 people is in custody, police say
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Andre Gordon, the particular person accused of killing three people in Falls Township, Pennsylvania, Saturday morning is in custody, primarily based on police.

“He’s in custody. No one else was injured,” talked about Trenton, New Jersey, police director, Steve Wilson.

The 26-year-old suspect allegedly killed three people at two fully completely different homes in Pennsylvania sooner than carjacking a driver and heading for New Jersey.

Authorities in Trenton, New Jersey, who’ve been making an attempt to apprehend Gordon, initially believed he was barricaded inside a home, prompting a fringe of the realm to be organize, Wilson talked about.

“Apparently, sooner than the perimeter was achieved, the suspect was able to get out of the position unseen. Nonetheless, our knowledge was that he was nonetheless in there,” Wilson talked about.

“The suspect was actually strolling on New York Avenue,” Wilson talked about. “He was stopped and acknowledged and introduced into custody.”

Gordon was taken into custody with out incident, Wilson talked about.

Trenton mayor Reed Gusciora talked about he felt “really grateful” after Gordon’s arrest.

Gusciora talked about Gordon did not have any weapons when he was arrested, cooperated, and gave police his id. He was two blocks away from the home the place police thought he was barricaded.

Cops are nonetheless trying the home and the auto Gordon carjacked for the weapon utilized in Saturday’s capturing, the mayor talked about. He added the suspect will keep in custody in New Jersey sooner than being extradited to Pennsylvania.

Falls Township Police talked about officers have been referred to as merely sooner than 9 a.m. to analysis a reported capturing on Viewpoint Lane in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

Gordon, who was driving a stolen vehicle, fatally shot his 52-year-old stepmother Karen Gordon and his 13-year-old sister Kera Gordon of their residence, Bucks County District Authorized skilled Jennifer Schorn talked about at a Saturday afternoon data conference. Three completely different people have been inside the residence and effectively hid from Gordon by the assault, primarily based on Schorn.

Following the capturing, Gordon went to Edgewood Lane, the place he fatally shot 25-year-old Taylor Daniel, with whom he has two children. 4 completely different people have been inside the home, along with Daniel’s mother, who was injured by Gordon and is being dealt with at a hospital, Schorn talked about.

After the shootings, police say Gordon then carjacked a 44-year-old driver at gunpoint inside the automobile parking space of a Buck Regular on Bristol Pike in Morrisville. The driving drive was not injured, primarily based on police. The carjacked Honda CRV was found abandoned in Trenton spherical 11:38 a.m., primarily based on Falls Township Police.

Police officers from the Falls Township Police Department inspect the scene of a shooting in the Vermillion Hills neighborhood on March 16, 2024, in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

Falls Township Police talked about they think about Gordon knew the entire victims other than the driving drive. He is “believed to be presently homeless and has ties to the Trenton, New Jersey, area,” they added in a press launch. On the Saturday data conference, police talked about they’d “minimal contact” with Gordon so far.

Preliminary evaluations talked about the suspect had barricaded himself inside a Trenton residence with hostages. Nonetheless Trenton Police Detective Lt. Lisette Rios police reported the people inside have been “effectively evacuated with no accidents.”

“He is believed to be in possession of an assault rifle which he used to commit these crimes. It is believed that Gordon is also in possession of additional weapons,” the Falls Township Police assertion added.

Police officers from the Falls Township Police Department tape off the scene of a shooting on March 16, 2024, in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

The FBI office in Philadelphia instructed CNN they’re “acutely aware and monitoring the incident” and are “working rigorously with our native companions.”

A shelter-in-place order for Falls Township was lifted after police determined Gordon was in New Jersey.

The Pennsylvania State Police talked about they’re serving to with the investigation.

Gov. Josh Shapiro talked about in an X post he had been “briefed on the rising incident.”

Falls Township is roughly 28 miles northeast of Philadelphia. Town is close to the New Jersey-Pennsylvania border.

This story has been updated with additional knowledge.