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A man was shot in York City on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

York City Police said a man was shot in the foot in the 200 block of East Philadelphia Street about 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.

He was taken to York Hospital in a private vehicle.

Lt. William Wentz, who is in charge of the detective bureau, said the victim is 18 and continues to recover at York Hospital. Wentz said he is not yet releasing the name of the man, who lives just a few blocks from where he was shot. 

Detectives think they have found the motive for the shooting but are still investigating, Wentz said. 

Wentz said the shooting victim was the intended target. 

This week: Wednesday's shooting was the third shooting in York City since Monday, Feb. 4.

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Police said 28-year-old Julio Gil Landes was shot once in the arm while standing behind his home in the 1000 block of Edison Street about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Aric Lucas Agudio, 40, shot his estranged wife, Elizabeth Agudio, 36, in a home in the 900 block of West College Avenue while her three children slept about 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, according to officials.

Police are asking anyone with information about any of the shootings to call them at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411 or through the York City Police app. Texting is the best method of conveying information about this incident, and it is anonymous, police said.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.

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