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One man shot in the chest after verbal argument in car

Shooting in Monroe County

ELDRED TWP., Pa. - One man was shot Thursday afternoon in Monroe County after a verbal argument in a car escalated.

According to State Police, a 22 year-old male was shot once in the chest with a handgun by a 20 year-old male in the 200 block of Sycamore Drive in Eldred Township around 3 p.m.

The 20 year-old accused shooter was arrested at the scene, arraigned and remanded to Monroe County Prison.

The victim was flown to St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem.

This incident remains under investigation. 

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