Man shot in York City, third incident on Kurtz Ave. in a month

Katherine Ranzenberger

A man was transported to York Hospital on Sunday with a gunshot wound, according to York City Police.

There have been three reports of shots fired in less than a month in the 200 block of Kurtz Avenue  in the City of York.

Police said reports of four or five shots were reported around 10:40 a.m. from multiple people in the 200 block of Kurtz Avenue. There were no other victims reported.

This is the third report of shots fired in that area in less than a month.

"I know we've had other incidents in this area," said Sgt. Roger Nestor with York City Police. "An investigation will be followed through with to determine whether this was random or had to do with drugs or something else."

Nestor said he didn't know the condition of the victim. Bullet holes were found in one vehicle on the street.

Two separate but related shootings on April 10 in York City sent one man and one woman in the hospital, according to York City Police.

Two York City shooting victims in hospital

The department first responded to the 200 block of Kurtz Avenue around 12:15 a.m. for reports of shots fired and found that the residence at 218 Kurtz Ave. had been struck by gunfire, but no victims were discovered, according to a department news release.

Neighbors in the area said Sunday the same house was targeted, but police would not confirm until their investigation is finished.

Officers later responded to shots fired around 12:27 a.m. to the 900 block of East Philadelphia Street, where they found Mikeya Thompson, who sustained a single wound to her leg. Thompson was transported to Memorial Hospital, according to the alert.

Around 2 a.m., officers responded to York Hospital, where a second victim, Richard Dixon, had been shot once in the leg in an incident related to a robbery in the 200 block of Kurtz Avenue.

According to a news release, the incidents were related. The victims were specifically targeted, and suspect information has been obtained, according to police.

Those with any additional information are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at (717) 846-1234 or 755-TIPS.

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