Man charged with attempted homicide

Stambach taken into custody for April shooting

LEWISTOWN–Travis Stambaugh, 32, of Enola, was charged Tuesday with 10 criminal counts, including attempted homicide, aggravated assault and robbery.

According to court documents, Stambaugh allegedly shot Dwayne Jones, 46, of Lewistown, on April 10. Lewistown Borough Police (LPD) reported that they were dispatched to the area of South Spruce street on the date of the alleged incident for a male running up and down the street bleeding, claiming he had been shot. Once on scene, LPD reported observing Jones bleeding heavily from the area of his right ear, nose and mouth. At the start of LPD’s investigation, Jones reported that he was in bed when shot and did not know the identity of the alleged shooter, but described him as a 5-foot-7-inch, white or Hispanic male. Jones told police that the alleged shooter stated “here” before allegedly shooting him.

On April 12, Jones identified Stambaugh to LPD as the alleged shooter, noting that he was not initially willing to identify Stambaugh because he had planned to “handle the incident” himself. In a recorded interview on April 13, Jones told police that Stambaugh had allegedly burnt him on his right arm, which woke Jones from sleep, before threatening Jones because he reportedly believed Jones was going to end his relationship with Walker. Jones described Stambaugh’s alleged weapon to LPD and identified Stambaugh in a photo line-up.

Police had been unable to locate Stambaugh since April 10 and reported him a fugitive. Stambaugh was apprehended on May 7 by U.S. Marshals in the Camp Hill area, according to www.usmarshals.gov.

Stambaugh was video arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jack Miller, after being transported from Cumberland County Prison to Mifflin County Correctional Facility. Bail was denied and a preliminary hearing was scheduled for May 16.

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