On September 11, 2019 at approximately 8:33 PM the York City Police Department responded to the 500 block of W. Princess St for a report of a shooting. Once on scene they discovered two male victims, Lawrence Alston, 29, of York and Charles McCallister, 42, of York. Both individuals had originally been shot outside of a residence in this area. They were then transported to York Hospital and were later pronounced dead. Multiple shell casings along with other evidence was recovered on scene. It is believed that these two men were targeted in this incident.
At approximately 9:42 PM the York City Police Department received another call for a separate shooting which occurred in the area of N. Pershing Ave and Jefferson Ave. One adult male victim was shot outside of a residence there. He was transported to York Hospital where he remains in critical condition. Several shell casings along with other evidence was recovered on scene. It is believed that this victim was targeted in this incident.
It is unknown at this time if these shootings were related, and no one has been arrested in relation to these incidents. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the York City Police Department in any of the following ways. Tips can always be anonymous.
Submit a tip through CRIMEWATCH at www.yorkcitypolice.com
Call York County Crime Stoppers at 755TIPS
York City Police Tip Line at 717-849-2204
York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219