A teen shot late Friday night in Lancaster has died, according to the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office.
Deputy Coroner Jennifer Collins identified the 17-year-old as Daquan Blackmon of Lancaster.
A forensic autopsy is scheduled for Aug. 23, Collins said.
Police were called around 10:15 p.m. Friday after shots were heard east of downtown, near Hughes and Gay streets, Lancaster Police Department Chief Scott Grant said.
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Minutes later, police were notified of a gunshot victim at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.
The victim had been taken by a private vehicle to the hospital. Police determined the shooting incident happened in the 400 block of East Arch Street in Lancaster, Grant said.
The victim was then airlifted to a Charlotte hospital.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lancaster police at 803-283-1171, or the police department anonymous tip line at 803-289-6040.
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