York City police seek public's help in two shootings that left three dead

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

York City Police are investigating two separate shootings this week that left three men dead.

On Wednesday night, police responded to the 500 block of West Market Sheet for a shooting that occured at about 11:15 p.m. First responders administered aid to a 27-year-old man who died at the scene, according to the county coroner's office.

A 30-year-old man was taken to UPMC Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle. He died at 1:48 a.m. Thursday as a result of the wounds he sustained in the shooting, according to the coroner's office.

A 34-year-old man, also treated for a gunshot wound, was expected to survive, police said.

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A third man died at WellSpan York Hospital earlier Wednesday night from injuries he sustained in a shooting Monday in the 500 block of Walnut Street in York City.

Milford Singletary, 29, was pronounced dead at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, the coroner's office reported.

This latest spate of violence follows an escalation of violent crime in the city over the last month.

The coroner's office reported that the city has seen eight homicides so far this year. Police had reported two homicides at the same point last year.

In total, the county has had nine homicides so far this year.

Autopsies for all three victims have been scheduled for later this week at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. No names were being released for the victims of Wednesday's shooting.

Lt. Daniel Lentz, a spokesperson for the York City Police Department, said more details would be released as they become available.

Anyone with information pertaining to either shooting is encouraged to reach out to the York City Police. They can email abaez@yorkcity.org, submit a tip online at https://york.crimewatchpa.com/yorkpd/submit-tip or call the department at 717-849-2204, 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219.