3.09.13 Homicide / Shooting 1100 blk. Wabank Rd.

11 March 2013 by Cpt. Kent Switzer

     Shortly before 4:40 am Saturday March 9th  officers of the Lancaster City Police were dispatched to an apartment building in the 1100 Blk Wabank Rd for a report of a shooting, in which multiple gunshots were heard by neighbors.  Upon arrival, Officers located a male and a female, both suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  It was determined that both of them were residents of the apartment where the shooting took place.

     The 35-year-old man was conveyed to a local hospital, where he underwent surgery and was listed in Serious but Stable condition.  The female, who has been identified as 21-year-old Shadae Taylor-Brooks, was found to be deceased at the scene.  

     Detectives are currently interviewing a number of witnesses, processing the crime scene, conducting a neighborhood canvas and following up on leads, in an effort to determine exactly what took place.  At this point, it is not believed that there is a danger to the community and there are no indications that this was a random attack. 

     Anyone with information is asked to call the Lancaster City Police at 735-3300.  Callers do not have to give their names to provide information. 

**THE MEDIA IS ASKED TO LIMIT WHAT IS PUBLISHED IN THIS CASE TO THAT WHICH IS ON THIS NEWS RELEASE AND TO SPECIFICALLY REFRAIN FROM PUBLISHING THE NAMES OF ANY WITNESSES/VICTIMS SO AS NOT TO ENDANGER ANYONE NOR TO JEOPARDIZE THIS VERY ACTIVE AND ON GOING INVESTIGATION.**   


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