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Search On For Suspect Who Shot Woman Over Bag

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PHILADELPHIA -

The search is on for a shooter in West Philadelphia who police say he shot a woman over her purse.

Police say the gunman walked up to the 49-year-old woman in the early-morning hours Saturday on Poplar and North State streets in the Belmont section of Philadelphia.

She told detectives he put the gun right in her face and demanded that she give up her bag.

When she didn't, the suspect fired several shots. One bullet hit her in the thigh.

The man drove off in a burgundy colored sedan without the bag.

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