11.14.12 Shooting / Homicide 500 blk. S. Lime St.
At about 4:50 pm this afternoon, 14 Nov 12, Officers were dispatched to the area of the 500 Blk S. Lime St for a report of a shooting and a subject down. Upon arrival, Officers located the victim to the rear of the residences on the East side of the 500 Blk S. Lime St. The victim was found to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers located several witnesses who were brought to the Police Station and are being interviewed by Investigators. Detectives are currently processing the crime scene and conducting a neighborhood canvas.
Detectives are also in the process of confirming the victim’s identity and notifying next of kin, as well as tracking down additional witnesses.
UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF 15 NOVEMBER 2012
The homicide victim has been identified as:
Dennis MCFADDEN Jr. - 21-year-old male
Resident of the 1500 block Passey Lane, Lancaster, PA
An autopsy of the victim was conducted earlier this morning by the Lancaster County Coroner. Final results and conclusions of the autopsy are not yet available. All available Lancaster City Police Criminal Investigators are continuing to work on this case with the assistance of the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office.
Anyone with information is urged to call Lancaster City Police at (717) 735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at1-800-322-1913. You can also click the Submit a Tip button on our website, www.lancasterpolice.com, or Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by texting LANCS plus your message to 847411. Tipsters may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.