A retired Lancaster police officer was shot in the head Friday night while trying to help two people who had just wrecked a car.
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office received a call shortly after 8 p.m. about a vehicle accident and two shootings – all in the Lynwood Circle area.
Former Lancaster police officer Ray Knight was trying to help the occupants of a car that had overturned into a ditch when he was shot, Sheriff Johnny Cauthen said.
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