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Shooting victim has police record

| Friday, Oct. 3, 2003

NEW KENSINGTON: A 44-year-old man was being treated for a gunshot wound Thursday after he was shot earlier in the day, police said.

Chief Chuck Korman said the man was in the 1200 block of Fourth Avenue just after midnight when he was shot in the back. The bullet exited his lower torso.

He was taken to Allegheny Valley Hospital and then flown to a Pittsburgh hospital where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

Korman declined to identify the man except to say that he had been arrested once by city police. Korman said the shooting is under investigation and motive hasn't been determined.

Police learned about the shooting when a hospital official notified them at about 12:20 a.m.

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