Police: Two teens shot in York City's Penn Park

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch

Two teenagers are in stable condition after being shot Wednesday at York City's Penn Park, according to police.

After being dispatched to the 100 block of West College Avenue about 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, York City police officers found a 16-year-old boy who had been shot at the park. 

He was taken to York Hospital for treatment.

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While at the hospital, police said, they discovered a second victim, a 17-year-old girl. She had been taken there in a personal vehicle. 

Officer Derek Hartman, a spokesman for York City Police, said there was "nothing to add" as of 1:30 p.m. Thursday

York City Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Penn Park in York City, Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Penn Park is across East College Avenue from William Penn Senior High School. The York City School District issued the following statement Thursday afternoon:

"The School District of the City of York is aware that two youth were victims of gun violence yesterday evening and sends wishes of hope and a quick recovery to the youth and their families."

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information on the shootings is asked to call police at 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.

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