Police ID suspect in one of two Harrisburg shootings

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police have identified their suspect in one of two weekend shootings in the city.

Cory Drayton, 23, is accused of shooting a family member in the leg Saturday night during a family gathering inside a home in the 1900 block of N. 4th Street, police said.

Drayton turned himself in to face a charge of aggravated assault. He was released on $100,000 unsecured bail.

The victim was treated at a hospital and is expected to recover.

Police are investigating a second shooting incident Sunday night at N. 4th and Woodbine streets.

The victim in that incident was shot in the abdomen around 7:45 p.m. and underwent surgery at Harrisburg Hospital.

Police have been unable to speak with him, and no physical evidence was found at the scene.

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