Police search for suspects in Clearfield County shooting, victim taken to hospital

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CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — State police are investigating a shooting in Bradford Township that left one man in the hospital Wednesday afternoon.

Police arrived at the scene at Allport Cutoff just after noon on Wednesday to find a 62-year-old man applying pressure to his leg with two towels. The man told police he was confronted in his home by two men who had a gun and demanded drugs. After taking the drugs, one of the men shot the victim in the leg.

The victim described the men as follows:

One was approximately 6’0″ tall with a skinny build. He was white but had slightly darker skin and was wearing khaki shorts, white socks and a black ball cap. The second man was roughly 5’5″ tall skinny build, and wearing jean shorts, sneakers and a black ball cap.

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The victim was taken from the scene for medical treatment. The status of his injury is unknown.

Anyone with any information is asked to call State Police out of Clearfield at 814-857-3800.

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