LANCASTER – Gunfire erupted on Lancaster’s west side Monday afternoon when an unknown assailant fired shots into a home and then fled the scene, authorities said.
The shooting happened around noon at a home in the 44000 Block of Beech Avenue, according to Lancaster Community Relations deputy Miguel T. Ruiz.
“There were multiple shots fired, we don’t know how many at this time, but at this point, all the occupants of the house are okay,” Ruiz said.
Responding deputies had little information about what may have triggered the gunfire and have not identified any suspects at this time, Ruiz said, adding that he does not know if the gunman fled the area on foot or in a vehicle. There is no further information at this time.
Investigators are asking for the public’s help in solving the crime. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station at 661-948-8466. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips (8477).