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Man critical after West Phila shooting, suspect caught

Thursday, December 06, 2012

A 42-year-old man is critical after being shot in West Philadelphia.

The shooting happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. along the 4600 block of Fairmount Avenue.

The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

A short time later, police apprehended a 40-year-old male suspect at 38th and Wallace after a foot pursuit.

A weapon has not been recovered.

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