Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
2 men injured in shootings in city, Lancaster Township
BY JENNIFER TODD, Staff Writer
Two people were shot in separate weekend incidents in and just outside the city.
In Lancaster, a 21-year-old man was shot once in the leg during an altercation with three other men just before 4 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of West King Street.
He was taken to an area hospital and treated for a non-life-threatening wound, according to investigators.
Police released no other information Sunday.
They ask anyone with information to contact them at 735-3300. Tipsters also may call Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913 or anonymously text LANCS plus your message to 847411 (TIP411).
Just before 9 p.m. Saturday, officers from Manheim Township were called to Lancaster General Hospital after a man was brought in with a gunshot wound.
Initial information indicated the man may have been wounded near East King Street and Conestoga Boulevard in Lancaster Township.
Police did not release the victim's name, age or condition on Sunday. They said the investigation is ongoing.
Police ask anyone with information to contact them at 569-6401. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call the Manheim Township police tipline at 569-2816.