Lancaster man turns himself in after Friday party shooting, charged with homicide

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LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — A Lancaster man has been charged with homicide after turning himself in for a shooting that occurred on the 600 block of Hebrank Street on Friday night.

Steffen Vadoria Tidewell has been charged with one count of homicide and one count of discharging a firearm in the City of Lancaster. After he shot 26-year-old Jomar Almestica after an argument at a party.

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Police were called to the scene around 10:15 p.m. on Friday for a reported shooting, arriving to find Almestica with multiple gunshot wounds on his torso. He was taken to the hospital and later died.

Tidwell is being held for arraignment and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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