Police search for an armed and dangerous man wanted for murder

Lancaster police are searching for a murder suspect that they advise is armed and dangerous. 

During a house party on 418 E. Arch Street, Saturday night witnesses say Michael Chavis Jr. was seen inside the residence firing at the victim who was standing outside the residence. 

The victim was found dead behind the house when police arrived and the identity has not yet been released by the coroner’s office. 

Chavis is a 29-year-old male from Lancaster, he is wanted for murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. 

Police ask anyone with information on this incident to contact the Lancaster Police department.