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Daquan Hamilton, Khaleef Jones charged in fatal Pottstown shooting

George Hashimbey, 22, was killed Friday

Pottstown police issue arrest warrants for two men

POTTSTOWN, Pa. - Two men are facing murder charges in connection with the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Pottstown Friday, and one suspect is still on the loose.

Officials announced the charges Monday against 20-year-old Daquan Hamilton and 21-year-old Khaleef Jones.

Police responded to a report of a shooting around 12:30 a.m. Friday at the King Street Commons Apartments at 262 King St.

Hamilton and Jones forced their way into an apartment while armed with handguns and shot two of the three men inside, investigators said.

George Hashimbey died at the scene. The other shooting victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Jones is currently being held in Philadelphia County, awaiting arraignment on the Montgomery County charges.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hamilton is asked to contact the Pottstown Police Department at 610-970-6570 or Montgomery County detective bureau at 610-278-3368.

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