Shooting suspect arrested after standoff in West Philadelphia

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Shooting suspect arrested after standoff in West Philadelphia. Rick Williams reports during Action News at Noon on August 11, 2017. (WPVI)

Police arrested a shooting suspect after he barricaded himself inside a West Philadelphia home.

The man allegedly opened fire at 9:30 a.m. Friday on the 5500 block of Walton Avenue.

He then ran into a house and refused to come out.

After a standoff that lasted more than thirty minutes, police were able to take the suspect into custody.

His name has not been released.

The victim in the shooting was a 54-year-old man who suffered a graze wound to his shoulder.

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