Attempted homicide in Northumberland County

PAXINOS – A woman shot early Saturday morning in Shamokin Township is listed in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center. Police say 20-year-old Salicia Yost of Milton was involved in what appeared to be a car crash around 5:30 a.m. on Irish Valley Road.


She was taken to Geisinger and doctors discovered she had been shot in the head. As the investigation continued, police were led to two men in Mount Carmel, who were arrested on drug and weapons charges. However, police say the two men are not considered suspects in the shooting of Yost.


The investigation continues and no other details are available. The News Item reports the men arrested in Mount Carmel were identified as Rafael Anthony Diroche Jr. and Esteven Rafael Soto. (Ali Stevens)


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