Lancaster man arrested in shooting incident

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Lancaster police have arrested their suspect in a shooting incident that seriously injured another man earlier this month.

Jorge Omar Garcia Jr., 19, was taken into custody without incident at a home in the 700 block of Almanac Avenue this morning, police said.

Garcia is accused of shooting a 24-year-old Lancaster man in the torso during an altercation in the area of Queen and James streets on Feb. 9.

He has been charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and a firearms offense.

His bail at Lancaster County Prison was set at $750,000.

 

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