Victim in East Fulton Street shooting dies, identified by police

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LANCASTER Pa. –  The victim in the September 9th shooting behind an apartment complex in the 200 block of East Fulton Street, Lancaster died over the weekend.  Police responded to the shooting at about 11:44 pm last Wednesday and discovered a 21-year-old male with a gunshot wound lying in a parking lot to the rear (north side) of the apartment complex where he lived.

The victim, identified as Rahdir Jahi Maxton, was pronounced dead at Lancaster General Hospital last Saturday evening September 12th.  Maxton died of injuries suffered from a single gunshot to the head.  He was the third of three men fatally shot last week. Investigators believe Maxton was shot in retaliation for the shooting of Edward Cameron, 30 on September 7th on East Mifflin Street.  Luis Santiago, 26, of Lancaster was fatally shot during a party in the early morning hours of September 5 in the 800 block of East Chestnut Street.

Lancaster City Police are now investigating Maxton’s death as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lancaster City Police at (717) 735-3000 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913. You can also click the Submit a Tip button on the police website http://www.lancasterpolice.com or Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by texting LANCS plus your message to 847411. Tipsters may remain anonymous.