Police: Man shot in buttock in York City


A man suffered nonfatal wounds when he was shot in York City Wednesday evening, according to police.

York City Police responded to reports of a shooting around the 300 block of South Penn Street about 7:15 p.m., and an adult man with a gunshot wound to the left buttock showed up at York Hospital shortly after that, according to police.

Officers at the scene couldn't confirm that the man who showed up at the hospital had been shot behind South Penn Street; what they'd found there was consistent with that being the case, but he had told them he was shot a block or two west of there.

The bullet entered the man's buttock and exited through the meaty part of his leg, police said. They found a live round at the scene, which was the area behind 306 and 308 S. Penn St., but no bullet casings, police said.

The victim was not providing much other information to officers at the hospital, according to police. It appeared he was going to be discharged soon, as his wound was not severe, they said.

Police know the victim's name, but aren't releasing it yet.

York City Police continue to investigate; anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the department at 846-1234 or York County Crime Stoppers at 755-TIPS.

— Reach Sean Cotter at scotter@yorkdispatch.com.