A child died after a shooting in Lancaster on Tuesday evening.
On Oct. 18, at around 7:05 PM police were dispatched to the 500 block of Woodward St. for a reported shooting.
“Upon arrival, officers located an infant lying on the floor inside the residence with an apparent gunshot wound to the face. Officers rendered aid to the infant and were assisted by responding Emergency Medical Services personnel. Medical personnel took over treatment of the victim,” a statement from police says. “Tragically, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel.”
WGAL reports that the victim’s grandfather alleges that a 3-year-old relative accidently shot his 1 1/2 -year-old grandson.
The investigation is ongoing.