By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

York Police update on Wednesday shooting, 17 year old boy was the target police believe

York Police update on Wednesday shooting, 17 year old boy was the target police believe

York, PA

On October 9th, 2019 at approximately 7:13 PM the York City Police Department responded to the 100 block of E Clarke Ave for a report of a shooting where they found  a 17-year-old male who had been shot in the leg while outside in the alleyway.  The victim states he had been approached by an unknown male and an argument began.  At some point, a gun was displayed and a struggle over the gun resulted in the victim being struck with a bullet. The gun was recovered at the scene.

Police say the victim was targeted in this case.

The victim was then transported to York Hospital and is in stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, or any of the individuals involved is asked to contact the York City Police Department.

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Don Shaw

Don Shaw journalist covering local news for The Pennsylvania Chronicle (717) 461-2107 don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com