Man shot outside Juniata Park bar had $11K in his pocket, police say

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April 10, 2014 8:03:35 AM PDT
Police say a man shot outside a bar in Philadelphia's Juniata Park section was carrying $11,000 in his pocket when he was attacked - money his assailant apparently overlooked following the assault.

The incident happened around 3:00 a.m. Thursday outside the Red Room Cafe located at the intersection of H and Cayuga Street.

According to police, the gunman followed the victim as he walked out of the bar.

They say he shot the 30-year-old man several times in the back and arms and went through the victim's pockets before fleeing in a gray Dodge Avenger.

The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Action News has learned that hospital personnel found $11,000 in cash in one of the victim's pockets while they were treating him.

There was no immediate word where the cash came from.

A search is underway for the gunman.