Elderly man shot with a blow dart in South Philadelphia

A 73-year-old man was shot and wounded with what police said appears to be a blow dart last night, according to investigators.

The man was sitting on the front steps of his home on Clarion Street near Dickinson at about 7:30 when he was shot with the dart in the shoulder, cops said. He was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

Investigators said the shooting appeared to be random and reported no arrests.

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