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Lancaster, PA Bureau of Police
Wednesday July 7th, 2010 :: 05:20 p.m. EDT


Information needed regarding a HOMICIDE on 4 July 02 on Dauphin St. Contact Crime Stoppers @ 800-322-1913.

On July 4, 2002, at 3:01 AM, patrol officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Dauphin Street, for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered that Victor “Shorty” Melendez Jr. sustained a gunshot wound and was unresponsive. Melendez was pronounced dead at the scene. The case remains unsolved and police are still trying to locate additional witnesses or persons who may have information about the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jarrad Berkihiser at the Lancaster City Police Department at 717-735-3481 or the Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.

Lancaster, PA Bureau of Police
39 W Chestnut St
Lancaster, PA 17603

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-735-3300

Sergeant Jarred Berkihiser

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