At 12:07 am on 07/02/2020, Officers from the Carlisle Borough Police Department heard multiple shots fired in the area of memorial park. Officers responded to the area and found a single vehicle accident at W. Penn Street / N. West Street. It was immediately apparent the driver of the vehicle, Paul Laney, had sustained significant injuries due to the gunshot wounds. Lifesaving attempts were begun by officers and the victim was transported by EMS. It was later determined Laney had succumbed to his injuries. Investigation revealed a passenger had fled from the vehicle before officer arrival. He had also sustained gunshot wounds and called family / friends who transported him to the hospital.
Investigation is ongoing. All information indicates this was an isolated incident and the victims were specifically targeted.