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Police: Butler County man shoots buyer of vehicle |

Police: Butler County man shoots buyer of vehicle

| Tuesday, July 4, 2017 6:24 p.m

A 70-year-old Butler County man allegedly pumped multiple shotgun blasts into the home of another man in a dispute over a car, according to police.

Police said Paul Harper went to the Muddy Creek home of Chris Galbreath, knocked on his door, and fired multiple shots when Galbreath answered the door, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV.

According to police reports, Harper was angry because he sold Galbreath a car last year, and Galbreath was now selling it for a significantly larger amount of money, WPXI reported.

Galbreath was shot in the arm and taken to Allegheny General Hospital, where is expected to survive, the TV station reported.

According to WPXI, Harper is being held in the Allegheny County Jail on $250,000 bond. He is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

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