The Latest: York County Coroner identifies 17-year-old girl killed in shooting



The Latest in the York shooting:

7:00 a.m.

The York County Coroner has identified the 17-year-old shooting victim as Emily Shoemaker of Dover. She was a student at Dover Area High School. An autopsy is scheduled for later this morning.


9:15 p.m.

It is reported the Kia Soul was found with bullet holes and the 17-year-old victims were inside the vehicle.

More information confirms the girl died at the hospital and the boy is hospitalized. Mayor Helfrich says he does not believe the victims are from the city.


7:25 p.m.

York Mayor Michael Helfrich has confirmed a 17-year-old girl died. He also confirms a 17-year-old boy was shot.

There is no word on the third person.


6:25 p.m.

Police say there are 3 victims: a male and female were found at the scene while an unspecified third person was taken to York Hospital.

South Penn Street is shut down from Kings Mill Road to West Princess Street and West College Avenue is closed from Pershing Avenue to Green Street. 

A Kia Soul also appeared to have crashed into a tree, which witnesses say, was driving erratically before the crash.

Officers are still investigating the area.


5:50 p.m.

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — Police are investigating after two people were shot in the city late Thursday afternoon.

The status of the victims was not immediately known. ABC27’s Aimee Lewis reported a body was on the road near William Penn Senior High School.

The shooting occurred in the 400 block of West College around 5 p.m. West College and South Penn streets in the area are closed to traffic.

There is a heavy police presence in the area. EMS and firefighters are also at the scene.

This is a developing story. ABC27 News will provide more information as it becomes available.

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