Police ID suspect in 1 of 2 Lancaster shootings - abc27 WHTM

Police ID suspect in 1 of 2 Lancaster shootings

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Jorge Omar Garcia Jr. Jorge Omar Garcia Jr.

Lancaster police have identified a suspect in a weekend shooting incident that seriously injured another man.

Jorge Omar Garcia Jr., 19, is wanted for a shooting in the area of Queen and James streets Sunday at 2:15 p.m., police said.

He has been charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and a firearms offense.

Police believe Garcia shot a 24-year-old Lancaster man in the torso while the two were involved in an altercation.

The victim was driven to a hospital in a private vehicle and was listed in serious but stable condition.

Garcia has a last known address in Manheim Township. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Lancaster police at 717-735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.

Police are also looking for a suspect in a second shooting incident Sunday just after 11 p.m. in the 200 block of E. Clay Street.

The victim in that incident, a 20-year-old man, was treated for a gunshot wound to his lower body that is not believed to be life-threatening, police said.


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