LANCASTER – Two men were killed after a party in Lancaster on Sunday, June 23, and sheriff’s homicide detectives are asking for your help with the double murder investigation.
Around 4:30 a.m., 33-year-old Nicky Packard and 22-year-old Michael Sewell Jr. were shot to death in the 44800 Block of Hanstead Avenue in Lancaster.
The victims were part of a group that had just left a party and were congregating in front of a house down the street.
A verbal argument among the group turned into a physical altercation, which escalated into the shooting.
Packard and Sewell were shot multiple times in the upper torso and pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact sheriff’s homicide investigators O’Quinn or Schoonmaker at 323-890-5500.
To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips (8477).
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