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Police seek 'armed and dangerous' Allentown man after Easton shooting

Suspect sought in Easton shooting

EASTON, Pa. - Easton Police are seeking an 18-year-old male suspect after a shooting Friday afternoon.

Ricardo Mendez-Acevedo, of Allentown, is wanted for attempted homicide and aggravated assault for his involvement in the shooting of a male victim in the 900 block of Spruce Street at around 2:30 p.m.

Police say Mendez-Acevedo is Hispanic with short black hair and a "neatly trimmed mustache."

He is described as being five-feet two-inches tall and weighing about 100 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a gray sweat-suit and black sneakers.

Please contact Detective Darren Snyder at at 610-250-6637, or call the anonymous tip line at 610-250-6635.

Mendez-Acevedo should be considered armed and dangerous.

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