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Man Charged With Shooting Elderly Man

Posted on: 6:23 pm, June 6, 2013, by , updated on: 06:34pm, June 6, 2013


TOWANDA — Towanda State Police have charged a Bradford County man with aggravated assault and related charges after an 89-year old man was shot following a domestic incident.

It happened early Wednesday morning at a residence in Monroeton.

State Troopers say John Petros, 60, got into an argument with an 89-year-old man.

That’s when they say that Petros pulled a handgun, a struggle ensued and the victim received a gunshot to the groin.

The alleged victim survived.

Petros is locked up on $75,000 bail.

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