Updated information regarding shooting, 600 blk. Columbia Ave:
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.
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:
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The Lancaster City Bureau of Police extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Chief Walter T. Goeke. Retired Chief Goeke, shown below with current Chief Keith Sadler, served with the Lancaster City Police for 38 years, retiring in 1994.