Male shot in Arnold along Leishman Avenue


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Arnold, Pa. – Police in Arnold were searching for a suspect after a male was shot in the vicinity of Leishman Avenue and McCandless Street just before 6:00 pm Sunday.

On scene: One man hobbled from a residence and was placed on a stretcher to be loaded into a New Kensington EMS truck for transport to the hospital. Westmoreland 911 dispatch reported the man shot in the thigh and leg.

Police on scene were able to locate at least 2 casing on the sidewalk at Leishman and McCandless. A search in the 1600 block of Leishman and surrounding areas for the suspect ended with negative results. No other injuries were reported.

Arnold PD was assisted by New Kensington Police Department and Lower Burrell Canine.

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