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Aliquippa woman caught in teens' crossfire, shot in foot on porch

Brian C. Rittmeyer
| Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 4:27 a.m.

A 65-year-old Aliquippa woman was sitting on her porch when she got caught in crossfire and shot in a foot Thursday.

Police are seeking three teens in the shooting, Aliquippa police Chief David Couch Jr. told Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV.

Couch told Channel 11 police have talked with the intended target. Witnesses say four or five shots were fired before everyone fled.

Couch said police do not believe the shooting was drug related, but haven't ruled anything out yet.

The woman, who was not identified, was in a hospital Thursday night. Her condition was not known.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-226-4701, or on Twitter @BCRittmeyer.

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