19-year-old suspect arrested following Sunday’s Myrtle Street shooting

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An arrest has been made in a Sunday shooting that left an Erie man wounded in the foot.

19-year-old Damani Robinson faces two counts of aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment, and weapons charges.  According to police, Robinson shot a 20-year-old man in the foot during a dispute in the 1900 block of Myrtle Street.

Officers encountered the suspect Monday morning in the 1800 block of Chestnut Street.  Police say he and another 19-year-old started running when police pursued them, both tossing handguns.

Police say Robinson had gotten away, but turned himself in last night. 

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