Police ID victim in Harrisburg’s second homicide of the year

Eric Boyd
Eric Boyd

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police in Harrisburg are searching for the person who gun downed a man Thursday morning in the city.

Investigators say Eric Byrd was found lying in an alley near 15th and Berryhill streets. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Witnesses say the suspected shooter fled the scene in a green SUV, headed the wrong way on Catherine St.

The homicide is Harrisburg’s second of 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Neal at 717-255-2799 or email rneal@cityofhbg.com, or Sgt. Kyle Gautsch at 717-255-3170 or email kgautsch@cityofhbg.com.

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