Spate of shootings in York: Two shot, one killed in separate attacks Monday

Harper Ho
York Dispatch

One person was killed and another injured Monday in the latest spate of shootings in York City.

A 41-year-old person was shot and killed about 11:25 p.m. Monday at a residence in the 300 block of Smyser Street in York City, police said.

The victim — identified by authorities as nonbinary — later died at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at WellSpan York Hospital, according to a York County Coroner news release. 

People are nonbinary if their gender identity is not strictly male or female.

An autopsy was to be conducted Wednesday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, according to the coroner's release. The victim's identity and the results of the autopsy had not been released by 3 p.m. Wednesday.

York City police spokesperson Lt. Dan Lentz said investigators don't believe this was a hate crime.

The shooting was the third homicide this year in York City.

Hours earlier, a 19-year-old man was shot about 7:15 p.m. in the 900 block of Loucks Road, according a York City Police news release. 

He was taken to WellSpan York Hospital and is expected to live, according to police.

There have been six shootings in York City since April 27, according to police.

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Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to contact York City Police by calling 717-846-1234, submit a tip at 717-849-2204 or email abaez@yorkcity.org. Call York County Crime Stoppers at 755-TIPS.