Attempted robbery, shooting in NE. Phila. - Philadelphia News

February 2, 2009 8:36:05 PM PST
A suspect is being sought in connection with an attempted robbery and shooting in Northeast Philadelphia. The incident took place at the Almo Corporation located at the 2700 block of Commerce Way around 9:40 p.m.

Police arrived to learn that an armed man was holding at least four people hostage inside a warehouse.

During the ordeal, one of the hostages was shot in the foot, the others escaped unscathed.

The suspect remains at large, but police are scouring the area for him.

Almo Corporation is a major distributor of appliances and electronics.

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