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    Posted on March 25th, 2018 Becky 8 comments


    *    On a much lighter note, this full page ad in today’s LNP print edition has to win some kind of award – I’m not sure a good one, though. How much of that jackpot do they want?



    Raymond L. Brown

    The police press release on last night’s homicide and arrest (click here):

    On March 24, 2018, at approximately 8:02 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to a reported shooting in the 1st block of W. Farnum Street.   The officers discovered a male victim laying on he sidewalk, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and head.   The victim was unresponsive and was transported to a local hospital by ambulance.   The victim succumb to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.    The victim has been identified as a 26 year-old, Lancaster resident.    His identity is being withheld while family members are being notified.

    Detectives are interviewing witnesses and processing the crime scene for evidence.   Based on preliminary information, Detectives have learned that there was some sort of confrontation between the victim and another male, which preceded the shooting.   Detectives learned that the two subjects were apparently familiar with each other and this incident does not appear to be a random act of violence.   The investigation is active and ongoing.  


    The homicide victim from last night’s shooting has been identified as 26 year-old Adan Sepulveda, of the 500 block of Locust Street Lancaster, PA.   Detectives learned through their investigation that Sepulveda had been in a brief confrontation with another man, Raymond L. Brown Jr., who contacted police after the shooting.   Brown called 911 and reported that he had shot the victim.   Brown was on-scene when the police arrived at the shooting call and he was taken to the Lancaster City Police station, where he was interviewed by City Police Detectives.   Several witnesses were also interviewed.   The crime scene was processed for evidence and detectives also reviewed video surveillance footage from the area.   As a result of the investigation, the following arrest has been made:

    CHARGED –     Raymond L. BROWN Jr., a 28 year-old male
    300 block of Church Street
    Lancaster, PA

    Detective Aaron Harnish charged Raymond L. Brown Jr. with one count of Criminal Homicide (F-1) before Magisterial District Judge Adam Witkonis.   Brown is being held for processing and arraignment.   The investigation into this incident in continuing.


    8 responses to “* ALLEGED KILLER CALLED 911”

    1. People lie, chickens lay….He was lying in the street….

    2. Chris, what in the world are you trying to say?

    3. I think that Chris had the same reaction to that police report. Poorly worded, improper syntax and quite frankly hard to read and have much respect for the writer.

      Now that they are encrypted, they can take their own sweet time to let the facts out. And we know that the LNP doesn’t do much in the way of reporting other than “rip, read, and rewrite” when it comes to most stories.

    4. Got it. Thanks huh? and Chris.

    5. Frankly, the quality of life in Lanc……..oh wait. That was from the other one.

    6. Lancaster’s Powerball winner??? Do they know something that we don’t know yet? Who says the winner is from Lancaster? The winner could be a trucker who was passing through the state! Now if they are referring to the ticket being sold in Lancaster….well, that’s not true either. However, it was sold in Lancaster County.

    7. Good point about a trucker, a tourist, someone visiting family, etc.

      P.S. To the winner: I know nothing about financial planning but I’m more than willing to give it a shot! 🙂

    8. Terrible English….huh? nailed it.