York City Police investigating late Tuesday shooting death as a homicide

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

York City Police are investigating the shooting death of a man that occurred late Tuesday night as a homicide.

Officers were dispatched around 11:50 p.m. to a call of shots fired in the area of West Poplar Street and South Belvidere Avenue, where they found a 34-year-man who was unresponsive and appeared to have injuries from a gunshot.

Medical aid was given to the victim, police said, but the man died at the scene.

The man's name has not been released, although his next of kin has been notified of his death.

York City Police detectives are actively investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the York City Police Department by submitting a tip through the Crimewatch App or at www.yorkcitypolice.com. They can also contact Detective Andy Baez at abaez@yorkcity.org or call the York City Police Tip Line at 717-849-2204. Tipsters can also call the York City Police Department directly at 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219.

Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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The cause of death is pending the result of an autopsy, which will be performed at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

If confirmed as a homicide, the death would be the 19th homicide in York City this year and the 27th overall in York County.