LANCASTER – A 22-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were shot late Wednesday night when a gunman opened fire near a Lancaster home, where residents were gathered for a small party, according to a press release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. Read it below:
[Around 11:25 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29], Lancaster deputies responded to a home on the 45000 block of Elm Ave for an assault call.
Deputies found two injured victims who sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds.
The victims stated they were in the garage with additional occupants for a friendly gathering. The garage door was partially opened when gunfire was heard near the front of the property and they were struck by the fired rounds.
Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. It is currently unknown if this incident is gang related.
Anyone with information regarding this event is urged to contact Station Detectives at 661-948-8466.