YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Three teens were injured over the weekend during two separate shootings incidents.
The York City Police Department says a 19-year-old was shot on the first block of E. Maple St on Saturday, May 22 around 10:30 p.m.
Officials say the 19-year-old sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported to the hospital via a privately owned vehicle. He is expected to be okay.
The shooting is still under investigation but comes one day before another shooting in the area.
On Sunday, May 23, 2021 around 4:45 p.m., another shooting incident took place in the area of S. Queen St and E. College Ave.
Two victims, a 19-year-old male and an 18-year-old female, were shot and transported to an area hospital where they were treated for their injuries.
Both victims are expected to survive and detectives continue to investigate.
“The community should know that these shootings we don’t believe are random,” Lieutenant Daniel Lentz, York City Police said. “We don’t believe the community is at risk and we just ask that the community work with us and provide us that information. No matter how small it is, it may be that missing piece.”
Earlier this month, there were a reported seven shootings in 11 days. There were 10 people shot in those incidents and two who died from their injuries.
Police have stated that they have added more patrol to try and get ahead of the violence.
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