Coroner releases name of man shot to death in York 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

The York County Coroner's Office has released the name of a 33-year-old man who was shot to death Sunday night in York City.

Willmar Santos-Batista, of the 500 block of West Market Street, was pronounced dead at 3:14 a.m. Monday at WellSpan York Hospital, according to a coroner's news release.

An autopsy was scheduled for 8 a.m. Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, but the coroner's office had not released its results by Tuesday afternoon. 

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York City Police responded about 9:44 p.m. Sunday in the area of South West Street and West Mason Avenue, where officers found Santos-Batista with gunshot wounds, according to a department news release.

This was the seventh homicide in York City and the ninth in York County this year.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to email abaez@yorkcity.org or by calling York City Police at 717-849-2204 or 717-846-1234.