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Police Department Press Releases

Homicide

09/21/2016 11:37 AM
On 9/21/16 at approximately 2:22 AM, the York City Police Department responded to the 600 Block of Heiges Alley for a shooting victim.  Upon arrival, officers discovered Erick Hernandez, 18 years old, of York with a gunshot wound to the chest.  Aid was given to Hernandez and was transported to York Hospital via ambulance where he died from his injuries.  If anyone has any information relating to this incident they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.  Texting in tips is the best method of conveying information about this incident.     Instructions for using text tip line   1    Enter number  847-411 2    start message with – yorktips 3    text your message  

Shooting

09/21/2016 11:36 AM
On 9/20/16 at approximately 9:29 PM, the York City Police Department responded to W. Newton and S. West St. for a shooting victim.  Upon arrival, officers found a 17 year old male, from York, shot in the back and officers rendered aid until ambulance arrived and then transported victim to York Hospital.  He is listed in serious condition. If anyone has any information relating to this incident they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.  Texting in tips is the best method of conveying information about this incident.    Instructions for using text tip line   1    Enter number  847-411 2    start message with – yorktips 3    text your message  

Homicide Arrest

09/16/2016 2:57 PM
On 9/16/16, the York City Police Department arrested Ronald Carter, 56 years old of York City for the homicide of Terry Leonard.  The incident occurred at the victim’s residence at 601 W. King St. on 9/2/16.   

Warrant Obtained - Smalls Field York High Football Game Shooting

09/13/2016 8:12 PM
On 9/13/16 the York City Police Department obtained an arrest for Stephon Damieen Brown, 16 years old of 1040 Spring St., Suite # 1 of Reading Pa. for aggravated assault, stemming from the shooting on 9/9/16 at Smalls Field during a York High Football Game.  Both victims from the shooting are in stable condition.  Brown has been charged as adult.  Brown is a suspect in several other shootings within the City of York and is considered armed and dangerous.  Because we believe Brown to be in the area, we are emphasizing our need for citizen assistance in locating him.  He is described as a black male, 5'5" and weighting approximately 100 pounds.  If anyone has any information relating to this incident they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.  Texting in tips is the best method of conveying where Brown may be located.    Instructions for using text tip line   1              Enter number  847-411 2              start message with – yorktips 3              text your message    

Shooting

09/10/2016 7:13 AM
On 9/9/16 at approximately 9:34 PM, the York City Police Department was dispatched to Smalls Field parking lot for a shooting.  Upon arrival, two victims were found, Darius Allen, 23 years old, city resident and Antwan Jackson, 20 years old, from the York area.  Allen was struck once in the abdomen and Jackson was struck once in the back.  A verbal dispute was initiated inside the football stadium, during the game and continued outside of the gate as they were escorted out of the stadium by York City School Police Officers and soon after the shooting incident began.  Allen is listed in critical condition and Jackson is listed in stable condition at the time of this press release.  If anyone has any information relating to this incident they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.