Lancaster shooting victim identified

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UPDATE: The District Attorney’s Office has released the name of the victim. Omaly Flores, 20, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the hospital Saturday night.

LANCASTER, Pa.– A Lancaster man has died, after being shot in the head. It happened around 7:00 Saturday night. Police say they were dispatched to Lancaster General Hospital for a report of a shooting victim who had been taken to the emergency room in a private vehicle.

The male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at the hospital.  Officers were then directed to the 300-block of South Lime Street, where the crime was believed to have occurred.

The victim has been identified as a 20-year old Lancaster man, but his name is being withheld while investigators attempt to locate next of kin.  Investigators are processing the crime scene for evidence and are interviewing witnesses.

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. You can also click the Submit a Tip button on the police department’s website,www.lancasterpolice.com, or Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by texting LANCS plus your message to 847411. Tipsters may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.