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  • AFTERNOON UPDATE *** BREAKING NEWS *** SHOOTING IN THE CITY

    Posted on October 27th, 2017 Becky 12 comments

    A HORRENDOUS RECORD!

          I am simply stunned that Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman felt that with his horrendous record he could run to be a Superior Court Judge! Unbelievable! I guess he was counting on LNP to “protect” him the way they have for years! There will be more tomorrow.

    ***  UPDATE – VICTIM IDENTIFIED

         The victim of today’s homicide has been identified as William Earl Cooper Jr.    He was 31 years old and was a Lancaster City resident.

     

    **  UPDATE TO PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION (click here)

         At approx. 8:00 AM this morning, the 31 year-old male victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.    His identity is being withheld at this point, while family are being notified.   The investigation is on-going and continues.  

     

    *    Meredith Jorgensen of WGAL-TV met and interviewed family and friends of Akeem Washington (see yesterday’s post). I am told WGAL pulled her story because of intense police pressure.

    *** BREAKING NEWS ***

    MAN CRITICAL

          From the police press release (click here):

          On October 27, 2017, at approx. 3:18 AM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the 300 block of S. Marshall Street for a shooting.   The officers arrived at the scene and found a male victim, with a gunshot wound to the torso.  The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is in critical condition at this time.  The victim is a 31 year-old Lancaster man.  
         Officers immediately secured the crime scene and began speaking with neighbors and potential witnesses.   Detectives were contacted and are currently investigating the incident.   The crime scene is being processed for evidence and investigators are attempting to locate witnesses to the incident.
         Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to call Lancaster City Police at (717) 735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913. You can also click the Submit a Tip button on our website, www.lancasterpolice.com, or Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by texting LANCS plus your message to 847411. Tipsters may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.  
     

    12 responses to “AFTERNOON UPDATE *** BREAKING NEWS *** SHOOTING IN THE CITY”

    1. Small price to pay for a vibrant art scene.

    2. Dumb question: where did you find the photo of Jorgensen and the family?

    3. Can’t tell! (I’ve had it for a long time.)

    4. This is posted on the LNP page. I wonder who she means?

      Kia Thompson · Works at Millersville University
      This man would have never lost his life if u would have locked his killer up months ago when he was on trial for murder u let him back out on the street to kill again

    5. I saw that and think I know who she means – but I have no idea if it’s true so I’m staying away…

    6. I believe she’s talking about this case – but you cannot trust posters on a forum!

      Wilberto Melendez acquitted of 2014 shooting death at Lancaster city party

    7. I agree that you can’t trust posters on a forum 🙂

    8. Hopefully, if she really has information, she will do as another poster suggested and go to the detectives with that information!

    9. Unless my tablet is acting up, it appears that the comments I mention above have been deleted.

    10. I noticed that as well! I don’t know if LNP took it down or the original poster took it down! Strange…

    11. If she took it down, wouldn’t the replies to that post still be there?

      Can imagine the LPD calling LNP and saying “jump.” And the LNP saying “how high?”

    12. No, I think if she took down her post all of those replies under it would also disappear. I think…