Man Dies of Gunshot Wound Friday in Mountville
An incident Friday in Mountville resulted in the death of a man who was shot inside his home.
Police were contacted Friday evening to respond to the 400 block of Hillside Drive for a dispute between 2 adults. The caller advised a verbal altercation was, or had taken place and one person had been shot.
West Hempfield Township police arrived at the scene and found Richard Williams, who had sustained a single gunshot wound. Williams died later at Lancaster General Hospital.
The homicide investigation is in relation to a domestic incident and there is no threat to the public.
Cherrelle Byrd has been charged with Criminal Homicide.
The investigation continues. The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office is assisting West Hempfield Township police.