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York City Police: Three men shot in three incidents within 24 hours

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
York City Police investigate the scene of a shooting in the 100 block of South Penn Street in York City, Friday, May 1, 2020. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Three shootings occurred within the span of 24 hours in York City, though officials are uncertain if they are connected or not. 

The shootings, spanning Saturday to Sunday nights, sent three men to York Hospital, police said.

York City Police responded to the first incident at 8:50 p.m. Saturday in the area of Queen Street and Princess Street. A 42-year-old man with a gunshot wound was taken to York Hospital for treatment, police said.

The second shooting occurred at 2:52 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of East South Street. 

A 27-year-old man was taken to York Hospital with gunshot wounds, according to York City Police.

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The victim's wounds were not life-threatening, police said. 

A third shooting took place less than five hours later.

Police responded to the third incident at 7:14 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of East Philadelphia Street.

Upon arrival, officers found a 30-year-old man who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to police.

The victim was taken to York Hospital, where he is expected to survive, police said.

As of Monday afternoon, police had not identified suspects or made any arrests, according to Officer Daniel Lentz, a spokesperson for the department.

"Everything is being considered," Lentz said, of if the three incidents are connected. "But nothing is certain at the moment."

Anyone with information on any of these shootings is asked to contact York City Police through the Crimewatch App or at www.yorkcitypolice.com; by emailing khower@yorkcity.org; or by calling York County Crime Stoppers at 717-755-TIPS or the York City Police Department at ‪717-324-2168.

— Reach Tina Locurto at tlocurto@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @tina_locurto.