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News Update for Wed., Sept. 3, 2014

(**Update)City man shot twice Tuesday night, now in stable condition at Erie, PA hospital...

A man who was shot twice by another man behind the Appleyard Terrace in Jamestown early last night is now in stable condition.  That from City Police Captain Bob Samuelson... who says officers were called to the scene at 608 East Second Street just before 7:30 p.m.  Samuelson says they found the unidentified victim... and, learned the suspect had fired four shots in an open area behind the housing units there.  He says the shooter fled... and, dropped the gun... which was recovered by police.  They know who he is... and, are looking for him.  Samuelson says they know who the shooter is... and, says they will get out a description, name and photo later in the day if they need additional public help.  Samuelson says the victim underwent emergency surgery at the Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA early this morning.  He says the man is in stable condition with non-life threatening wounds.  Samuelson says the motive for the shooting is not known...but, adds there was allegedly some kind of confrontation that led to it.  If you have any information on the incident... you are asked to contact Jamestown Police at 483-7537... or the anonymous tip line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.