Police: York City detectives chasing leads in triple shooting

Liz Evans Scolforo
York Dispatch

York City detectives are investigating leads in a triple shooting that happened last week, according to police.

Three men were shot at 10:15 p.m. Friday near the corner of South George and East South streets, York City Police said.

The victims — ages 18, 19 and 26 — escaped life-threatening injuries, according to police, and all were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The shooting happened outside, and spent shell casings were found all over the area, according to Sgt. Daniel Lentz, a York City Police spokesperson.

Detectives say they believe more than one person at the scene fired a weapon, but they are still trying to determine specifics, the sergeant confirmed.

Anyone with information about the triple shooting is asked to leave tips online at www.yorkcitypolice.com, or call the city's anonymous crime tip line at ‪717-849-2204. Those with information also may call city police at ‪717-324-2168 or email Detective Paul DeHart III at pdehart@yorkcity.org.

All tipsters can remain anonymous, police said.

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— Reach senior crime reporter Liz Evans Scolforo at levans@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.

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