Northampton Co. District Lawyer: Police received't relaxation till arrest is made in double deadly capturing in Easton

EASTON, Pa. – Police stay on the hunt for who’s answerable for the double deadly capturing Monday in Easton’s West Ward. The victims have been an Easton excessive schooler and a former scholar within the district.

The District Lawyer says police is not going to relaxation till somebody is behind bars for these crimes.

Two weapons have been discovered on the scene. Investigators spent Tuesday piecing by means of proof, engaged on search warrants and speaking with witnesses.

Gun pictures and crime scene tape have been changed with a memorial and silence.

“It came about in the midst of the day, below the solar, in the midst of a residential space, and we’re not going to have this right here,” mentioned Northampton County District Lawyer Terence Houck. 

The capturing occurred at round 4 p.m. Monday on Washington Avenue, close to thirteenth Avenue.

Investigators say 17-year-old D-Andre Snipes was shot and killed in a white BMW.

18-year-old Kavan Figueroa additionally suffered a number of gunshot wounds and died later that evening on the hospital.

“It is our perception that they have been each shot contained in the automotive, however that continues to be investigated,” mentioned Houck.

When 69 Information Reporter Priscilla Liguori requested whether or not there have been any suspects or leads, Houck mentioned, “there’s nothing that we are able to launch right now. The police are nonetheless actively investigating this.”

However Houck says that investigation is being impeded.

“There simply appears to be a scarcity of cooperation on the a part of a few of the folks within the neighborhood, and we perceive that you realize that there is a worry subject right here, however there’s an incredible neighborhood curiosity right here,” mentioned Houck.

Anybody with info, together with sprint cam or surveillance video, is urged to name police at 610-250-6634 or e-mail [email protected] You’ll be able to stay nameless.

“We have to step up right here. We have to step up,” mentioned Houck.

The Easton Space Faculty District superintendent despatched a message to college sharing condolences, and saying, “As a faculty neighborhood, we mourn their loss and proceed to seek for methods to help our youth as they navigate life’s challenges.” He added psychologists and counselors can be found for college kids and employees.

Each victims had autopsies scheduled for Tuesday.

Police say it seems they didn’t shoot at one another and that they have been focused, which means there’s not a hazard to the general public right now.

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