2 dead after shooting in Swatara Township

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Swatara Township man fatally shot another man then took his own life when officers entered his home Tuesday morning, police said.

Township police Chief Darrell Reider said officers were called to a report of an active shooting in the 5900 block of Canyon Road around 11:30 a.m.

While driving to the scene, the officers were told a man had been shot and the person who shot him was still in the house with a gun.

Chance Holmes (Swatara Township Police Department)

The officers arrived and found Chance Holmes inside with a gun. Police said when Holmes saw the officers, he shot and killed himself.

Travis Williams was found dead in a bedroom. He had been shot several times, police said.

Two people in the home witnessed the shooting and told investigators that Holmes and Williams had been arguing over living arrangements. They said Holmes was recently asked to move out of the house.



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