Police investigate shots fired and assault

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – Police in Cumberland County are investigating a report of shots fired and an assault at the Howard Johnson Inn on the Harrisburg Pike in Middlesex Township.

Police say this happened around 2 Friday morning. Investigators say a suspect fled the scene in a silver Nissan Sentra with New Jersey tags.

According to police the victim also fled, but left behind several items which police used to identify him. Police say the victim reported several men attacked him from behind, robbed him, and fired at him, but police say he would not cooperate further, so it remains unclear if he was also hit by gunfire.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact police.

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