Police Arrest High School Student for Second Gun Offense Within Last Three Weeks

Arrest Made

On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, York City Police arrested a known 14-year-old William Penn High student for the illegal possession of a firearm. York City detectives, as part of increased surveillance details around our school campuses, observed the juvenile hide a firearm in the 200 block of W. Princess St. before heading into school. This is the second gun arrest for the same juvenile within the last three weeks.

Message from Commissioner Muldrow

“Here we are, exactly one week later (from the last tragedy that rocked our Schools and our City)...
I think this morning's arrest best evidences the fact - The Gun Violence and Gun related activity, in our Communities (particularly amongst our young people) is a Public Health Crisis... And while a lot of us are fighting the good fight and doing our part; it's time for so many others to wake up, get off the sidelines, and get involved.”