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LANCASTER, Pa.– A man wanted for an October Lancaster City shooting has turned himself into police on Tuesday.

Donald Vinson III surrendered himself to police on his outstanding criminal warrant, and was committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $2,000,000 bail.


The investigation into the shooting that happened on the 600 block of S. Queen St. from October 12 has been ongoing, which resulted in charges being filed against a second suspect in the investigation.

Donald Vinson III is charged with Criminal Attempt, Criminal Homicide, Criminal Conspiracy, Aggravated Assault and two counts of violating the Uniform Firearms Act.

A warrant has been obtained for the arrest of Vinson and detectives have been working to locate him.  He is not in custody and his last known address was in the 800 block of Fourth St. in Lancaster.

Investigators had been told previously that the suspect in the shooting, Lowell Foster, had been given a handgun by another unidentified male, just prior to the shooting.  The gun used in this crime has not yet been recovered.  During the investigation detectives determined that it was Vinson who provided the handgun to Foster.