Quadruple shooting: York Police say there might be more than 1 gunman
All four young men shot in York City early Sunday morning are expected to survive, York City Police said.
Infinite Corbett, 18, was shot in the chest; Anthony Lopez, 23, was shot in the chest and arm; Fernando Maysonet, 22, was shot in the hand; and a 16-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen and hand, according to police.
It happened about 12:15 a.m. Sunday, July 29, in the first block of East Maple Street.
All four victims live in York City, according to York City Police Lt. Gene Fells, who said none is cooperating with investigators.
"We're still trying to look into their stories," he said of the four victims. "It appears they were all together (when gunfire erupted)."
The four victims gave police differing versions of what happened, and some of them have subsequently changed their stories, according to Fells.
Investigators believe they were targeted, police have said.
More than one shooter? Detectives found and collected evidence at the scene and do have leads they're investigating, the lieutenant said.
"We suspect that there was more than one shooter," Fells said.
He said there are no physical descriptions of the shooters that can be released at this point.
Police responding to the scene found two of the victims — Corbett and the juvenile — who were then taken to York Hospital by ambulance, police have said.
Lopez and Maysonet either drove or were taken to York Hospital in a private vehicle, Fells confirmed.
The lieutenant said detectives need to speak with anyone who witnessed the shootings or knows anything about them.
"We believe there were people who saw something," Fells said. "We just haven't talked to them yet."
GVI-related: Police have called the shooting GVI-related. GVI is short for the Group Violence Intervention initiative, which started in York City in February 2017 after about 18 months of planning and preparation.
The premise of GVI, offered through the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and its National Network of Safe Communities, is that a very small number of people in any city perpetrate the vast majority of violent crimes.
So to reduce violent crime, law enforcement has to identify and target that small group of people, who often are involved in gangs or the drug trade, or both. Those targeted during call-in presentations then carry the message back to their associates.
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How to help: Anyone with information about Sunday's quadruple shooting is urged to text "Yorktips" and their information to 847-411.
The texting service is anonymous and allows tipsters to carry on texting conversations with police without police knowing their identities, Fells said.
Tipsters also can call York City Police at 717-846-1234 or download the York City PD app on their smartphones.
— Reach Liz Evans Scolforo at email@example.com or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.