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Police investigate shooting that critically wounded man in Crafton Heights |

Police investigate shooting that critically wounded man in Crafton Heights

Tony Raap
| Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:24 p.m

A 25-year-old man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday during a fight in Crafton Heights.

Police were called just before 7:30 p.m. to Steuben Street for a report of a shooting, said Emily Schaffer, a Public Safety spokeswoman.

When they arrived, they found a man shot in the chest and leg, bleeding on a front porch. Paramedics rushed him to Allegheny General Hospital in the North Side, where he was in critical condition, Schaffer said.

Police believe the victim was shot in an altercation at Woodlow Street and Cherry Court, then ran to Steuben Street.

Detectives with the Violent Crime Unit are investigating.

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