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Police investigating shooting death in Lancaster

The Lancaster County Coroner says Waikel Jones, Jr., 27, of Lancaster, died of a gunshot wound to the head, and ruled his death a homicide.
Credit: Associated Press/David Zalubowski

LANCASTER, Pa. — Police are investigating a shooting in Lancaster.

Officers responding to the report of a "person down" found an unresponsive man on the 300 block of S. Marshall St. at 11:04 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead.

The Lancaster County Coroner has identified the deceased as 27-year-old Waikel Jones, Jr., of Lancaster. His death has been ruled as a homicide as he Jones, Jr. suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

Authorities are still investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information related to this investigation to contact the Lancaster Bureau of Police at 717-735-3301.

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