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Chester man shot three times in car

Jonathan McFadden
jmcfadden@heraldonline.com

CHESTER A Chester man has been hospitalized after police say he was shot three times in his car overnight and found suffering from gunshot wounds as his car stood stalled near a railroad track.

Robert Lee Williams Jr., 39, was treated at Chester Regional Medical Center before he was taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, said Keisha Tobias, Chester Police spokeswoman.

Police were dispatched to a shots fired call at about 10:55 p.m., but while en-route, were asked to respond to 103 Lancaster St., near Clack's convenience store, according to a Chester Police Department news release.

There, they found Williams in his car suffering from three gunshot wounds. His car came to a standstill at railroad tracks.

Police are searching for suspects and have asked for help from the State Law Enforcement Division, York County Sheriff's Office K9 unit and Chester County Sheriff's Office.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call 1-800-Crimestoppers.

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