The Pennsylvania State Police Troop P Major Case team, in conjunction with the Hanover Twp. Police and the Luzerne County District Attorney Office are investigating the homicide of Fernando VITTINI.
On August 09, 2020 at 1324 hours Luzerne County 911 received calls concerning a shooting at 226 Boland Avenue Hanover Township.
Victim Fernando Vasquez VITTINI and Jose Carolos MATOS were shot while seated in a vehicle in front of 226 Boland Avenue in Hanover Twp. Luzerne County PA.
Two male subjects one black the other a dark skinned male entered the rear seat of the vehicle occupied by VITTINI and MATOS. Once inside the vehicle VITTINI and MATOS were shot by the rear seat passenger(s). MATOS fled on foot, VITTINI drove away and expired from his wounds at the intersection with South Main St. and St. Mary’s Road in Hanover Twp.
One of the rear seat passengers dropped a large amount of cash while fleeing the vehicle occupied by VITTINI and MATOS. The male picked up the cash.
Both males fled the scene in a red in color Chevrolet Impala driven by a third accomplice.
The red in color Chevrolet Impala was recovered by PA State Police.
Any persons with information on this incident are asked to anonymously contact Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107
All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing persons. All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2813.