Accidental shooting ends in death, arrest

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Victim, suspect forbidden from carrying guns

By Chris Sardelli

A Lancaster man is dead, and an acquaintance of his has been arrested, after an accidental shooting inside a South Avenue home Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Demario Buchanon, 30, 622 N. Market St., was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a handgun and possession of stolen property, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Investigators say Buchanon was handling a handgun just before 8 p.m. Tuesday when it accidentally discharged and struck Robert A. Hood, 35, in the abdomen, the release said.

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