Armed, dangerous suspect in Sunday shooting in custody: Lancaster County DA’s office


The suspect in an early Sunday shooting death in Lancaster County is in police custody.

According to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office, police were searching for an armed and dangerous man suspected of fatally shooting another man just after midnight in West Earl Township.

The suspect’s name has not yet been released, but more details are expected to come out soon.

Investigators say a man was found dead with an obvious gunshot wound to the head this morning. He was in a vehicle on Cats Back Road.

The suspect was seen at the Sheetz convenience store on Route 322 in Ephrata carrying a long gun and acting erratically a few minutes before the shooting, according to the DA’s office.

Police were searching the area today for a black or dark-colored pickup truck surveillance video caught the suspect driving.

The name of the person who was shot has not yet been released.

Anyone with information should contact the police, 717-859-1411.

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