Man arrested for shooting stepmother in East Oak Lane

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Friday, January 17, 2020
Police: Man shoots stepmother in East Oak Lane
Philadelphia police are investigating why a man shot his stepmother in East Oak Lane.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man was arrested for shooting his stepmother in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.

Police were called around 6:20 p.m. Thursday to the unit block of West Cheltenham Avenue.

Police said the 45-year-old man shot his 61-year-old stepmother in the back.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police are investigating.