Press Release

9.7.15 Homicide - 600 blk. E. Mifflin St.

8 September 2015 by Todd Umstead

     Shortly after 2:45 am, Monday September 7th officers were dispatched to the area of Marshall and King Sts for a report of a shooting.  Officers were on patrol in the area and located the victim, a 30-year-old City man, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, in the 600 Blk E.

9.5.15 Homicide - 812 E. Chestnut St.

5 September 2015 by Todd Umstead

On September 5, 2015, at approx. 2:52 AM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the 800 block of E. Chestnut Street for a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and found an unresponsive male inside the first floor of 812 E.

8.25.15 FIFTY-FIRST (51st) Gun Arrest

25 August 2015 by Todd Umstead

Last night, Aug. 24th, Lancaster City Police Officers made their 51st firearms-related arrest of 2015. At 7:43 p.m. Officers responded to the area of S. Duke St. and Reedy Ln. to a report of a hit and run vehicle accident. A silver Honda sedan had left the roadway and struck a...

8.21.15 Gun Arrest (48th of 2015)

21 August 2015 by Todd Umstead

At 2:45 p.m. Aug. 20, 2015, Lancaster City Police C Platoon officers responded to the area of the 500 blk. of S. Christian St. for a report of a fight involving weapons. Witnesses reported seeing a male subject with a handgun getting into a blue Chevrolet Cobalt and leaving the area.

8.19.15 Shooting

19 August 2015 by Todd Umstead

1:21 pm, 8/19/15 Lancaster City Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 600 blk of Columbia Ave. Officers located a male victim who had been shot one time in the upper torso. The victim was transported to the hospital. initial suspect descriptions are as follows: