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Police look for 21-year-old Lancaster man in connection to Thursday morning shooting

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Alfred Harry Hicks 21-year-old male

Lancaster police have a warrant out for the arrest of 21-year-old Alfred Harry Hicks in connection with a shooting that happened on  Thursday morning.

Police interviewed the victim at the hospital and police say , the victim told police  an account of the shooting that was not consistent with evidence located at the scene.

According to police Hicks, who is a friend of the victim, shot the victim in the face while the two of them were alone in a bedroom inside Hicks’ residence.

Police recovered two weapons, a Russian semi-auto 7.65 handgun and a sawed-off .22 caliber rifle inside the residence.

Police say Hicks is now being charged with aggravated assault and prohibited offensive weapons. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Anyone with information is urged to call Lancaster City Police at 717-735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.