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19-year-old man charged with five felonies in connection to Lancaster shooting

Shymir Brown, 19, has been taken into custody by police.
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LANCASTER, Pa. — Update 5/24: Brown has been taken into custody by police.


Lancaster City police have issued a warrant in connection to a shooting that injured two people on May 17

Police have charged 19-year-old Shymir Brown with five felonies, including two charges of attempted criminal homicide.

On May 17 around 6:55 p.m., officers from the Lancaster City Bureau Police Department were dispatched to the area of South Queen and Andrew Streets for a reported shooting. 

On scene, officers located an adult male and a juvenile shooting victim, both Lancaster City residents; they were immediately provided medical treatment, according to police. 

The Lancaster City Bureau of Police is actively investigating this incident. Investigators are seeking witnesses. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Lancaster City Bureau of Police at (717) 735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.

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