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Race Horse Alley and York Street in Gettysburg
Race Horse Alley and York Street in Gettysburg Photo Credit: Google Maps (Street View)

A man was shot in the hip in an alley in Gettysburg just after midnight on Tuesday, May 10, area police say.

The Gettysburg police were called to a report of gunshots in Racehorse Alley in the rear of the first block of York Street.

An officer arrived to find a man with a "small caliber gunshot wound to his hip area" standing on the sidewalk in front of 29 York Street, police say.

Officers on scene controlled the bleeding until EMS arrived, and the man was taken to a York Area Hospital.

The man told police someone in a hoodie with the hood up approached him in the alley and argued with him, before pulling out a handgun.

The shooter fired multiple rounds but is only believed to have hit the victim one time, according to the release.

The shooter was arrested the following day, according to an updated release by the police. 

The shooter was identified as Raleek E. Brown, 35, of Gettysburg, police say.

Brown has been charged with Attempted Homicide, two counts of Aggravated Assault,  one count of Simple Assault and one count of Persons not to possess Firearms, according to the release.

Brown has held in the Adams County Adult Correctional Complex awaiting preliminary arraignment on the charges, according to the police.

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