LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Dauphin County—A Dauphin County man is facing homicide charges after police say he shot and killed his roommate. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday night along the 100 block of Beaver Road in Lower Paxton Township. Investigators say Purnell Rudolph Nelson, 39, was involved in an argument with his roommate, Travis Vogelsong, 31, before he shot him several times. Vogelsong was taken to Hershey Medical Center where he died a short time later.
Nelson was arrested and arraigned on Friday morning.
Police say Vogelsong had recently moved to Lower Paxton Township from Perry County.
Investigators do not yet have a motive for the shooting.