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Police investigating suspected shooting that injured one man in Lancaster

LANCASTER — Police are investigating a shooting that injured a 54-year-old man Tuesday on the 900 block of East Orange Street in Lancaster Township. The i...
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LANCASTER — Police are investigating a shooting that injured a 54-year-old man Tuesday on the 900 block of East Orange Street in Lancaster Township.

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m., according to Manheim Township Police.

The victim called police to report he was standing in the back yard of his property when he heard a distant “pop” sound, felt pain in his leg, and noticed blood beginning to soak his pant leg.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment, police say.

Police say it is not known at this time what caused the man’s injury. The investigation of the incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Manheim Township Police at (717) 569-6401.