Man wanted in Lancaster City double stabbing

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Jose A. Colon

LANCASTER, Pa.–Police are looking for a man who they said stabbed two teenagers in Lancaster City early Saturday morning.

Jose A. Colon, 25, of Lancaster, is charged with criminal attempted homicide. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Officers responded to Lancaster General Hospital around 3 a.m. Saturday after two 19-year-old men showed up at the emergency room with stab and gunshot wounds. One of the victim’s had been stabbed in his chest and sustained a gunshot wound to his arm. Police said he underwent emergency surgery and is expected to survive. The second victim suffered minor stab wounds to his lower back.

Investigators said the men were stabbed by Colon following an argument along Duke Street near Susquehanna Street. As the victim’s fled– several shots were fired, hitting the one victims in the arm.

It remains unclear who fired the shots.

The investigation in ongoing.



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