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Two injured in shooting after 76ers vs. Bulls
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On December 13, 2012 @ 1:00 pm In All,Wirenews | Comments Disabled
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Police say a dispute over a basketball between the Chicago Bulls and the Philadelphia 76ers game led to a shooting that wounded two men on board an elevated train in Philadelphia.
Lt. John Walker says the shooting late Wednesday on the Market-Frankford El happened after a dispute over the 76ers’ loss to the Bulls earlier in the night.
Walker says a 35-year-old Bulls fan quarreled with two younger males before being shot as his assailants exited the train at 46th Street in West Philadelphia. A second man who and tried to calm things down was shot in the leg.
Both men were taken to a hospital for treatment of their wounds and are expected to survive.
Police say there were more than two dozen people on the train at the time.
According to a report by ESPN, the 35-year old was shot in the stomach and that police have no suspects in custody.
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