York City Police Arrest Two With Firearms

On 01/05/2023 at approximately1544 hours, officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the area of Penn Park. Upon arriving on scene officers, made contact with multiple individuals and recovered shell casings.

A short time later, York City School Police discovered (2) armed males coming out of a breezeway in the 1st block of S Newberry St. York City Police Patrol Division responded to the area and located the males in the area of Brooklyn Ave and W King St. A person stop was initiated and both males were detained.

The first suspect, who was found to be in possession of a handgun, is a person not to possess a firearm and had multiple outstanding warrants for their arrest.

The second suspect was found to be in possession of a stolen handgun and marijuana. The suspect later admitted to stealing the firearm from a vehicle.

Both suspects were both charged with multiple firearm, theft, and drug offenses.