Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Man critically wounded in W. Oak Lane shooting

A 24-year-old man was clinging to life Friday night after being shot nine times on Forrest Avenue near Walnut Lane police said.

Man critically wounded in W. Oak Lane shooting

A 24-year-old man was clinging to life Friday night after being shot nine times on Forrest Avenue near Walnut Lane police said.

Shots were fired just before 10 p.m., and police said the victim was wounded in both thighs, his jaw and suffered a graze wound to his chest — among other injuries.

He was taken by police to the Albert Einstein Medical Center and was listed in critical condition just before 11 p.m.

A description of the shooter and a possible motive was not immediately available.

No arrests were made.

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