Suspect sought for shooting incident in Tioga-Nicetown

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Suspect sought for shooting incident in Tioga-Nicetown. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at 12 p.m. on September 26, 2018.

Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly shot a person from behind in the 4200 block of Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section.

It happened around 8:54 p.m. on August 11.

Police say the suspect was captured on video pulling out a semi-automatic handgun and then shooting the victim several times.

That suspect fled north on Germantown Avenue and east on the 1700 block of Bristol Street.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and listed in critical condition.

Police say ballistic evidence recovered at the scene indicates that a 9MM handgun was used.

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