Man arrested in brutal shovel assault

July 1, 2008 2:57:32 PM PDT
A shovel-wielding attacker is behind bars tonight after whacking a man in South Philadelphia today. It happened about 2:30 in the 2800 block of South 20th Street.

Police rushed to the scene and found the victim in critical condition. They also found the suspect with the shovel and arrested him.

The victim is recovering tonight at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

No word what led to the brutal assault.


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