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Arrest warrant issued for Lancaster City shooting suspect

Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia Jr.

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man wanted in connection with a weekend shooting in Lancaster City.

It happened Sunday around 2:17 p.m. near Queen and James Street. The 24-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. Police say he had been shot in the torso. The victim is listed in serious, but stable condition.

Detectives have linked 19-year-old Jorge Omar Garcia Jr., of Manheim Twp, to the shooting and have issued a warrant for his arrest.

Garcia faces numerous charges including aggravated assault, violation of uniform firearms act, and recklessly endangering another person.

Anyone who knows where Garcia might be is asked to contact Lancaster City Police at 717-735-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.

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