Shooter arrested for opening fire in front of police
WEST PHILADELPHIA - February 22, 2012 (WPVI) -- A man is in custody for a shooting that happened right in front of a police officer in West Philadelphia.
That officer says he was on routine patrol when he saw a man pull out a revolver and shoot another man several times.
It happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday on the 5300 block of Chestnut Street.
The officer says he chased down the 59-year-old shooting suspect and arrested him.
The victim, a 29-year-old man, is hospitalized in critical condition.
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