Harrisburg, PA – Sidney Michaels allegedly beat, shot and killed Kodi Flanagan at the intersection of N. 3rd and Muench Streets, in broad daylight on Tuesday April 25, 2017.
Police said the victim, Kodi Flanagan, 22 of Middletown PA, was pulled out of a car with a female acquaintance and child inside, then beat down before he was shot. This occurred just after 6:30pm in the residential neighborhood on the fringes of Midtown/Uptown Harrisburg.
The murder occurred at a busy intersection where many neighbors walk and wait for the bus. There is also a bar on one corner. It happened around 6:30pm, when most neighbors are enjoying a stroll through the community, or relaxing on their front porch.
The shooter, Sidney Nathan Michaels, 22, of Middletown PA, has been arrested for the April 25 murder of Kodi Flanagan.
Michaels was arrested on charges of homicide, robbery, conspiracy and firearms violations.
All parties involved in this robbery/murder do not live in Harrisburg, including the victim and both suspects.
Flanagan, 22, of Middletown, was shot at around 6:30 p.m. near N. 3rd & Muench Streets in the city, police said.
The police have text message evidence of Beard stating he was “planning to commit a robbery with a male friend who had a ‘toaster.’ [Gun]”
Beard is being held without bail after being arraigned Thursday night in Dauphin County Night Court on charges of homicide, robbery and conspiracy.
Credits: Joe Elias, Matt Miller, PN