Coroner: York City man died after being shot in the abdomen, leg Sunday

Harper Ho
York Dispatch
York City Police investigate a reported shooting in the 100 block of South Pershing Avenue in York City, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Dawn J. Sagert photo

An autopsy Tuesday revealed that a 34-year-old York City man was fatally shot in the abdomen, pelvic area and left leg, according to the York County Coroner's Office.  

Keith Wallace, of the 700 block of West Mason Avenue, was shot shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday near South Belvidere Avenue and Salem Avenue, according to York City Police.

Wallace was taken to WellSpan York Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:24 p.m., according to a news release from the coroner's office. An autopsy conducted Tuesday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital showed that he died of his wounds from the shooting, the coroner's office said. 

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The shooting was the sixth homicide in York City and the eighth in York County this year, the coroner's release says. York City is on pace for its most violent year on record as officials look for ways to combat the surge in gun violence.

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Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the York City Police crime tip line at 717-849-2204 or email Detective Andy Baez at abaez@yorkcity.org. Call York County Crime Stoppers at 717-755-TIPS. Tipsters can remain anonymous, police said.