On Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:32 am the Fairview Township Police Department responded to a residence in the 200 blk of Ross Avenue for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police discovered a 17 year old male resident was deceased from a single gunshot wound.
The male was at his home with two juvenile friends at the time this occurred. The friends were a 15 year old female and a 14 year old male. Preliminary indications show that the friends were looking at a firearm they believed to be unloaded when it discharged a single round into the victim.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Fairview Township Police were assisted on scene by the Lower Allen Police Department and the York County Coroner's Office.