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Police Department Press Releases

Homicide Offender Captured

09/02/2015 4:53 PM
On 9/2/15, Kameron Orr was taken into custody by the York City Police Department in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals fugitive task force in the Harrisburg area.  Orr has been charged with the homicide of Ruby Mercado that occurred on 8/29/15.   

Homicide

09/02/2015 5:49 AM
On 9/1/15 at approximately 7:55 PM, the York City Police Department received a call for shots fired with a victim struck.  Upon arrival, officers found Andrew Jackson, 23 years old, of York in the hallway of 342 E. Cottage Place.  Medical care was given by officers and ambulance crew however, Jackson died while on-scene.  If anyone has any additional information, they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or 755 – TIPS.  

Wanted For Questioning

08/29/2015 6:42 PM
    Kameron Edward Linwood Orr is wanted for questioning by the York City Police Department in the 8/29/15 early morning homicide of Ruby Mercado in the 200 Block of N. Hartley St.  Orr has an active aggravated assault warrant stemming from an 8/1/15 shooting incident that occurred in York City.  A photo of Orr has been attached to this press release.  He is to be considered armed and dangerous.  If anyone has information about the homicide of Ruby Mercado and/or the location of Kameron Edward Linwood Orr, they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 755-TIPS.  

Homicide

08/29/2015 11:44 AM
On 8/29/15 at approximately 3:00 AM, the York City Police Department responded to the 200 Block of N. Hartley St. for a report of a woman in a vehicle who appeared to have been shot and was unresponsive.  Ambulance crew arrived and declared Ruby Mercado, of York, dead on – scene.  If anyone has any additional information, please call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234.  

York City Shooting

08/22/2015 8:20 AM
On 08/22/2015 at 2:33 a.m. York City Police Department responded to a shooting in the 100 block of S. Hartley Street.  Police discovered one victim with gun shot wounds.  The victim was treated at York Hospital and is in stable condition.  If anyone has information about this shooting, please contact the York City Police Department at 846-1234.