Coroner: York City man died of multiple gunshot wounds

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch

A 27-year-old York City man died from multiple gunshot wounds early Wednesday morning.

The man was identified as Willie Hicks, of the 900 block of Madison Avenue, by York County Coroner Pam Gay.

Gay listed the death as a homicide after an autopsy Thursday.

York City Police said they were investigating a report of suspicious activity around 1:42 a.m. Wednesday at a location in the area of the 400 block of West Market Street in York City.

Officers said they found a man who had died from an apparent gunshot wound.

Deputy Coroner Tania Zech responded to the scene and certified the death.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call York City Police at 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219. 

It marked the second fatal shooting in York City in an eight-day span.

Shylique Folk, 19, of York, died Feb. 18 at York Hospital after being shot the previous night in the 400 block of Smith Street.

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