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Suspect Arrested In West Philadelphia Shooting

By Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police have arrested a suspected gunman in connection with a Tuesday night shooting near 53rd and Chestnut Streets in West Philadelphia.

Investigators say the gunfire rang out around 11-o’clock last night. A police officer walking a beat in the area witnessed the incident and arrested the 59-year-old suspect.

An unidentified 29-year-old man who may have been the target of attempted robbery was shot in the neck. He was listed in critical condition at the hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

 

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