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ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man has been charged after a shooting in Allentown that left another man injured Tuesday afternoon.

Kelby Tejada-Gordils, 29, is charged with aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, and firearms carried without a license.

The Allentown Police Department responded to the area underneath the Hamilton Street Bridge in the 300 Block of W. Hamilton Street Tuesday. Arriving officers found a man who had been shot in the lower leg, according to a news release from Allentown police.

The victim, who was taken to an area hospital, is expected to survive.

Other officers set up a perimeter in the area after the man suspected in the shooting was last seen running along the river. Officers were able to detain Tejada-Gordils coming out of the wooded area, according to the news release. Officers also found a handgun in the wooded area, city police said.

Tejada-Gordils has also been charged in connection with a shots fired incident Saturday in the area of American Parkway and Hamilton St., city police said. There were no injuries in this incident.

Police charged Tejada-Gordils with aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, and firearms carried without a license in connection with the Saturday shots fired incident.

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