LANCASTER – Police in Lancaster say a teenage boy was seeking to use the 5 miles app to purchase a mobile cellphone when he was shot to dying Friday evening.
Police say officers found Gerard Iran Cage, 18, shot multiple times after a taking pictures was documented at 8:36 p.m. Friday evening in the 1400 block of Rockbook Street. Cage was taken to Methodist Central Hospital, wherever he was pronounced dead.
Detectives say Cage was employing the 5 Miles app to purchase a mobile cellphone, but they do not know what led to the taking pictures. Witnesses documented observing a white, newer model Dodge decide on up truck with a male driver and feminine passenger. The driver reportedly fired several shots at Cage before speeding off.
The investigation is ongoing and Lancaster police are inquiring any individual with data is questioned to simply call Lancaster police at 972-218-2711.