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Man shot, another Tasered in Sharpsburg

| Monday, Sept. 1, 2008

An argument between neighbors resulted in one man being shot and another being Tased by officers in Sharpsburg on Sunday.

The shooting occurred shortly before 8 p.m. at Sharps Terrace, an Allegheny County Housing Authority property on Sisca Street. The suspect, who was not identified, fled on foot, said Sharpsburg police Chief Leo Rudzki. With a description and direction of flight from witnesses, the suspect was apprehended in the 600 block of Main Street, where he was Tased after refusing to drop his gun, a .40-caliber Glock.

The victim, who was not identified, was hit once in the lower back and taken to Allegheny General Hospital, where he was in stable condition, Rudzki said.

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