At 1259 hrs. Officers from Platoon D. responded to the area of Lafayette St. at New Dorwart St. for calls of shots fired.
No injuries have been reported and no suspects or victims remained at the scene. Officers located a vehicle that had been struck by gunfire.
Officers located spent shell casings on the 500 blk. Lafayette St.
Officers and Detectives continue to canvas the area in an attempt to locate additional evidence, witnesses and possible surveillance video locations.
Officers from Platoon C are on 400 Blk. W. Lemon St. for a domestic disturbance. Officers that are trained/certified negotiators are in contact with the party in question and are currently working to successfully and peacefully conclude this incident.
We will provide additional details as necessary. For now we ask that people avoid the area.
A trash truck struck the N.Marshall St. Amtrak bridge.
The truck was southbound from the Manheim Twp. side of the bridge.
Traffic will be detoured for a couple hours until the truck is removed.
Amtrak Police have taken over the scene.
Officers from Platoon D and EMS responded to 200 blk. S. Ann St. for a report of a shooting.
Officers found an adult male with a single gun shot wound to the lower torso.
The patient was transported to the hospital by EMS.
Officers established a crime scene perimeter, looked for evidence, canvassed for witnesses and additional victims as well as locating potential surveillance video locations.
Officers are working to obtain suspect information. We will release more information once we have it.
A large tree branch has fallen across Chesapeake St.
Traffic is closed between the 600 blk. S. Queen St. and E. Strawberry St.
The City Arborist has been notified and is en-route to clear the obstruction.
New Holland Ave is closed between E. Ross St. and N. Franklin St. due to a transformer fire. Power is out in the immediate area and traffic signals as well as residential & businesses are without electricity.
City Police, Fire and work crews are on-scene. Avoid the area is possible, otherwise follow the temporary detours around the 600 & 700 blk New Holland Ave.
We will update when traffic is reopened.
Lancaster Bureau of Police are on the 800 blk. E. King St. at Broad St.
A traffic stop of a wanted person, Gerald Grauert ,was made shortly after 0800 hrs. Grauert was taken into custody.
During the protests in Lancaster City on Sunday, Police were notified that an unknown male was making statements about burning down the Police station. Images of the male were shared with Police and on social media sites. Our Investigators identified the male as Grauert. Charges were filed and a warrant was obtained.