Man shot by police wanted to go to jail

By Associated Press

YORK — Authorities say a homeless man shot by police after allegedly pointing a BB pistol at officers told investigators that he began the incident by torching a trailer so that he could go to jail.

York police said in charging documents that 23-year-old Luis Amadiz-Rodriguez was homeless and living in the trailer, and He wanted to go to jail so he lit the trailer on fire. Firefighters quickly doused the blaze shortly before 7 p.m. Friday.