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Man critically injured in Mantua shooting

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Police arrest an 18-year-old man and recovered a handgun he allegedly used to shoot a man five times in the stomach Friday night.

It all happened at 32nd and Mount Vernon just before 9:00 p.m.

The suspect fled on foot, but police caught up with him a short time later.

The victim was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he is listed in critical condition.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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