Argument ends in shooting in Frankford, police say

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Sunday, September 16, 2018
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Shooting on Hawthorne Street in Frankford: as seen on Action News at 11 p.m., September 16, 2018

FRANKFORD (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police said an argument at a party escalated into a shooting in the city's Frankford section Sunday.

Police said two men started to fight a party on the 5000 block of Hawthorne Street around 6:30 p.m.

According to police, each man then pulled out a gun. One man fired, hitting the other, a 28-year-old man, once in the back.

The victim was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital where he is in critical condition.

The suspect was taken into police custody.

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