York police arrest teen in shooting death of innocent bystander

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – York City police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the shooting death of an innocent bystander caught in crossfire last month.

Elizabeth Vega-Tirado died at a hospital after she was shot the afternoon of June 27 in the area of West Princess Street and South Belvidere Avenue.

Police announced Thursday evening that 16-year-old Leandro Pilier was arrested for criminal homicide.

Pilier is charged as an adult.

According to police, Vega-Tirado, who was 48 years old, walked out of a grocery store when she became caught in the crossfire of a gun battle between two rival sides.

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