Man arrested for Manheim Township homicide

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Police have arrested a suspect in Monday’s deadly shooting of a 21-year-old in Manheim Township.

Robert Peters, 18, of Kirkwood, was arrested Monday night and charged with criminal homicide, township police said. He was committed to Lancaster County Prison without bail.

Police believe Peters shot 21-year-old Nicholas Vassallo of Lancaster early Monday in the 600 block of Martha Avenue.

Vassallo died at a hospital.

Police said the incident was not random shooting and appears to be drug related.

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