Man, 71, shot during robbery in West Philadelphia

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Watch the report from Action News at 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017. (WPVI)

A 71-year-old man is in the hospital after he was shot during a robbery in West Philadelphia.

The encounter happened around midnight Friday on the 5500 block of Wyalusing Avenue.

Police say the suspect held up the man. When the victim resisted, the suspect shot him in the leg and hand.

The gunman ran away.

Paramedics took the victim to Penn Presbyterian, where at last report he was listed in stable condition.
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