A 30-year-old Lancaster man died at a hospital after he was shot in the first block of South Prince Street early Friday.
The victim, who was not immediately identified, was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest when officers arrived on the scene at around 2:20 a.m., police said in a news release.
He was transported to Lancaster General hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Authorities are not releasing the name of the victim until all family members have been notified.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lancaster police at 717- 735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.