Man accused in York City shooting arrested
A York City man accused of shooting into a home on Aug. 6 and hitting a 10-year-old boy in the shoulder was arrested Friday, according to a release from the U.S. Marshals Service.
Marquez Jabar McCowin, 28, was arrested without incident Friday morning in the first block of North Seward Street, the release states.
McCowin, of 1110 W. Poplar St., is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to online court records.
Aug. 6 shooting: At 3:45 a.m. on Aug. 6, officers were called to 250 S. Penn St. after a 10-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder in the home, York City Police said.
Police said McCowin was having a dispute with family members, went to the back of the home and began shooting at Christina Harris. One shot hit the boy.
Charging documents say the home was occupied at the time by McCowin's father, an adult female and several children.
The boy was treated at York Hospital, and officials at the hospital said on Aug. 8 that he had been released.
In addition to hitting the boy and the house, bullets struck two cars parked nearby, causing more than $500 damage to each, according to the charging documents.
McCowin remains in York County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.
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