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Allentown man arrested after Easton shooting

Allentown man arrested after Easton shooting

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Police have nabbed an Allentown teen wanted in connection with a shooting in Easton.

Ricardo Mendez-Acevedo, 18, was arrested late Saturday night by Allentown police.

He is facing an attempted homicide charge for allegedly shooting a man in the face Friday afternoon in the 900 block of Spruce Street.

Witnesses tell us children were playing nearby when the shooting happened.

Mendez-Acevedo is being held at Northampton County Prison.

Friday's shooting was the latest in a series of violent incidents in Easton's west ward.

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