On Thursday 28 September 2017 at approximately 0104 hrs. Officers from Platoon B responded to the area of N. Plum St. and Reynolds Ave. for a report of shots fired. Officers did not locate anyone upon their arrival.
At 0109 hrs. LGH contacted dispacth that a male with a gun shot wound had just walked in to the EMD. The victim, a 19 year old male resident of Lancaster City, had been taken to LGH by private vehicle. Additional Officers responded to LGH to speak with the victim and any potential witnesses.
The victim sustained (1) GSW to the abdomen. It appears that the victim will survive his injury.
Officers were able to locate evidence on the 500 blk. N. Plum St. closer to Hand Ave. That scene was processed and the evidence was collected.
Initial information received is that this was not a random act, that the suspect and victim are known to each other in some fashion.
This incident is still under investigation. No arrests have been made as of the time of this release.
Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact Lancaster City Police at 717-735-3300 or Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.