YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – The 28-year-old man killed during a York City shooting early Saturday morning has been identified.

On Saturday, September 24, 2022, at approximately 12:43 a.m., York City Police responded to the 400 block of Wallace St for a reported shooting.

The York County Coroner’s office says officers discovered Akwame Anderson of York with a gunshot wound. Anderson was transported to York Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Detectives were notified and are investigating the homicide.

“We’ve done a lot of good things as far as getting those illegal firearms off of the streets. We just need to focus more on individuals out here doing this type of crime and kind of touch their heart,” said Captain Lentz of the York City Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to email Det. Baez: abaez@yorkcity.org or call the York City Police Tip Line at 717-849-2204. They can also call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219.

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Captain Lentz says youth are most at risk for gun violence. Anyone can reach the department’s juvenile engagement officer at 717-278-6384 to talk about whatever is on their mind.