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8.12.2013 Updated Information for Charges Filed in Shooting Investigation

19 June 2013 by Sgt. Bill Hickey

On May 26, 2013, at 10:58 p.m., Officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched for a report of a shooting at a home in the 800 blk. of Prangley Ave. Officers responded to the location and discovered a 25-year-old male victim at the scene who was suffering...

6.18.13 Stabbing, Arrest

18 June 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 12:17 a.m. June 18, 2013 Lancaster City Police responded to the 500 blk. W. James St. for a report of a stabbing. Officers located a 21-year-old male victim (city resident) suffering from multiple stab wounds to his torso and extremities. The victim was transported to a local hospital as a trauma patient.

6.18.13 Additional Arrests in Robbery Investigations

18 June 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police have made two more arrests in connection with the May 28th robbery of J & K Supermarket, 545 New Holland Ave. and the May 30th robbery of Mea's Grocery Store, 121 E. Walnut St. Previously, Kevin Ware and Rachel Burk were charged in these robberies after being identified...

6.13.13 Homicide Victim

13 June 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

The victim of the homicide that occurred at 10:15 p.m. June 12, 2013 in the 100 blk. of Nevin St. has been identified as:

6.13.13 Homicide Investigation

13 June 2013 by Det. Lt. Michael Winters

On June 12, 2013, at approx. 10:15 PM, Officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the 100 block of N. Pine Street for a report of shots fired.    While enroute to the scene, Lancaster Countywide Communications advised the responding officers of a shooting victim who was...