Police: 71-year-old shoots 70-year-old with shotgun in North Philadelphia

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71-year-old man shoots 70-year-old man in North Philadelphia. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News Mornings on October 11, 2018.

A 71-year-old man fired a shotgun at a 70-year-old man in North Philadelphia, police say.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 2300 block of Ridge Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found the 70-year-old victim with pellets from the shotgun embedded in his face and head.

He was taken to Temple University Hospital in stable condition.

Witnesses helped identify the 71-year-old man with the shotgun. They found him across the street in a third floor apartment.

He was taken into custody.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined.
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