A York City man has been released from the hospital and taken into custody after someone shot him Sunday evening, according to police.

Everett Sexton was shot at 281 W. College Ave., according to Troy Bankert, supervisor of the York City Police Department's detective bureau.

Officers were called to that area around 7:15 p.m. Sunday for reports of a shooting, according to police. They found Sexton there; he had suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and was transported to the York Hospital, Bankert said.

He was released from the hospital Monday and was taken into custody on active local warrants, he said.

Online court records show only one Everett Sexton who has been charged with crimes in York County; he's 42 years old, records indicate, and was arraigned Monday on felony counts of dealing drugs and criminal trespass.

Bankert said police believe the shooter and victim were in the building at the West College Street address when the shooting happened, but they aren't sure what happened leading up to it.

Sexton cooperated with police after he was caught so officers do have a suspect, but police had not arrested anyone yet as of Monday afternoon, Bankert said.

But Sexton was intoxicated when police interviewed him, so they have to re-interview him and confirm what he told them, said the lieutenant, adding that the shooting was not random.

York City Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the department at 846-1234 or text "yorktips" and then a tip to the city's anonymous tip line at 847411.

— Reach Sean Cotter at or on Twitter at @SPCotterYD.

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