Viewing entries posted in August 2012
On July 31, 2012 at 7:04 P.M. Lancaster City police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of E. Lemon St. and N. Cherry St. Officers located a 25-year-old city man who reported that he had just been robbed. The victim told police that he was in the 100 block of E. Lemon St. when he was approached by two black males. The victim and suspects walked onto the 400 block of N. Cherry St. and at this time, one of the suspects grabbed the victim and pointed a handgun at him. This suspect then stole a small amount of cash from the victim. The second suspect then punched the victim. The suspect with the gun then hit the victim in the head with the handgun several times, causing a one inch laceration to the victim’s forehead. The suspect with the gun then fired three shots at the victim. The victim was not struck by gunfire, and did not request medical treatment for his injury.