Police Investigating After Shots Fired Near Brandon Park

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LANCASTER, PA — An investigation is underway in Lancaster after a shots fired incident occurred in broad daylight Saturday.

Authorities state that on June 5, 2021, at about 6:26 pm, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the area of Brandon Park, at 525 Fairview Ave, for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived at the park and learned that approximately 20 gunshots may have been fired between two individuals, who appeared to be shooting at each other. No one was injured in the incident. However, there were numerous people in the area, and the shooting creating an extremely dangerous situation. The suspects were described as two black males, one of which was described as wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt or shirt. Several vehicles fled the area after the incident and witnesses described one of the suspect’s vehicles as a black Nissan Altima.

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Investigators responded to the scene, interviewed witnesses and processed the scene for evidence. Additionally, video footage was obtained from around the area and images were located depicting the one suspect and a vehicle that was believed to be involved in the incident. The investigation into this incident is continuing and detectives are asking for help from the public in identifying the vehicle and persons involved in this incident.

If you have any information about this crime or the suspects please contact the Lancaster City Police, Detective Austin Krause at (717) 735-3476 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913. You can also click the Submit a Tip button on Lancaster City Police website, www.lancasterpolice.com, or Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by texting LANCS plus your message to 847411. Tipsters may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.

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Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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