Special News Release - Shootings Two Weeks in a Row in Lancaster Township - Witnesses Sought

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SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE

Shootings Two Weeks in a Row in Lancaster Township – Witnesses Sought

September 3, 2020

Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer
Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583
Cell: (717) 340-2130


At approximately 12:20 a.m., on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020, Manheim Township Police were dispatched to the lobby of an apartment complex on Michelle Drive in Lancaster Township for a shooting.  It was reported that people were seen fleeing the area.  Investigators determined that more than one (1) weapon was fired and damage was sustained to property.  No persons were struck or injured.

At approximately 8:22 p.m., on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020, Manheim Township Police were once again dispatched to the lobby of the same apartment complex on Michelle Drive in Lancaster Township for a shooting.  It was reported that one (1) person was observed shooting, while one (1) person was seen fleeing the area.  Again, investigators determined that property damage was sustained, but no persons were struck or injured.

Any person who witnessed or can provide information about this event should call the Manheim Township Police Department at 717-569-6401 or provide information anonymously by clicking “Submit a Tip” below.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (All day)

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MT-20-13305 & MT-20-13685

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