2 dead, 1 critical after York shootings


YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – Two men are dead and another person is in critical condition after two separate shootings Wednesday night, police said.

Officers were called to the 500 block of Princess Street around 8:33 p.m. for a report of a shooting and found two men shot outside a home. They identified the men as Lawrence Alston, 29, and Charles McCallister, 42, both of York.

Both were taken to WellSpan York Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Multiple shell casings and other evidence were recovered at the shooting scene. Investigators believe the men were targeted, police said.

A little over an hour later, around 9:42 p.m., police were called to another shooting at North Pershing and Jefferson avenues. A man shot outside a home was taken to a hospital and was in critical condition.

Police said several shell casings and other evidence was found and believe the victim also was targeted.

Police said they are not sure if the two shootings are related. They don’t have any suspects in either case.

Anyone with information should call the police tip line at ‪717-849-2204 or York Crime Stoppers at 755-TIPS.

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