Alexander M. Thomas Obituary, Death – According to an update announcement by the York County Coroner’s office, the victim of the shooting has been identified as Alexander M. Thomas, who lived in the 100 block of Skyview Drive in Shrewsbury Borough. Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. No further information has been made public at this time.
According to the announcement made by the Pennsylvania State Police on Monday, May 22, 2023, a man from Maryland who is 26 years old has been detained in connection with a shooting that resulted in the death of a 23-year-old male from Shrewsbury and the injury of a 38-year-old woman from New Freedom. According to the statements made by the police, the fatal shooting took place in the 4000 block of Steltz Road in Shrewsbury Township at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2023.
In the immediate aftermath of the incident, Piccolo “fled the scene in a vehicle,” according to the notice issued by the police. Upon arrival, troopers discovered the PA man deceased “from apparent gunshot wounds,” along with a PA lady who was sent to WellSpan York Hospital, according to the police explanation. The York County Coroner’s Office was dispatched to the scene, and an autopsy is scheduled to take place at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown on May 23, 2023.
The District Attorney’s Office for York County “was notified and kept apprised as the investigation developed,” according to the police. Zachary Tyler Piccolo, of Nottingham was identified by witnesses and arrested in a coordinated effort by the Pennsylvania State Police York, and the Baltimore County Police Department Precinct 9 (White Marsh) Homicide Unit and the Tactical Section, according to PSP. Piccolo was charged with the following crimes, according to the police.