Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Phila. police shoot man they allege had gun

Phila. Police shoot man they say had gun

Philadelphia police shot and injured an armed man in West Philadelphia on Monday night, authorities said.

Police were called to 56th Street and Haverford Avenue after someone reported seeing a man with a gun.

The man, whose name was not released, pointed the weapon at the responding officers, who then fired, police said, striking him in the arm and leg.

A gun was recovered at the scene, officials said.

The alleged gunman was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was in critical condition, police said.

- Allison Steele

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