Erie police investigating after man shows up at UPMC Hamot with gunshot wound to the arm

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Erie police investigating after man shows up at UPMC Hamot with gunshot wound to the arm

A guy with a gunshot wound to the arm arrived at UPMC Hamot on Tuesday night, prompting Erie police to launch an investigation.

Not long after 6:30 p.m., the hospital received a police response. A 25-year-old guy came in on Tuesday, Deputy Chief Rick Lorah said on Wednesday, requesting treatment for a gunshot wound to his arm.

Lorah reported that the individual informed authorities of being shot at the intersection of Parade Street and East 23rd. He said that detectives are looking for evidence, such as security footage, in that area.

On Wednesday, the man was operating. Lorah stated that, as part of the continuing investigation, detectives intend to interview him further.

Call 814-870-1128 to speak with Detective Sgt. Ira Bush if you have any information that might help in the investigation.

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