LANCASTER – A young man was shot and killed in Lancaster early Thursday afternoon.
The incident happened between 1 and 1:30 p.m., next to Coaches Sports Bar in the 43300 of Gadsden Avenue (near K-4).
Witnesses at the scene said the incident started out as a fight, and then escalated into a shooting. They said the victim was shot at least six times.
The witnesses said both people involved in the altercation appeared to be teenagers, but this information has not been confirmed by sheriff’s officials.
The victim was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Homicide detectives are en route to the location, and officials are not releasing any details on the shooting until a preliminary investigation is completed.
We will have details on this story as soon more information becomes available.