Man taken to hospital in east Erie shooting

Local News

One man was shot in a gas station parking lot on Erie’s east side Tuesday night.

Police said a man in his 20s was shot in the ankle in the 1500 block of Broad Street around 10 p.m.

The victim was putting air in his tires when a small, black vehicle pulled up and three black males got out of the car and began arguing with the victim before opening fire, according to witnesses.

Three shots were fired, according to police.

The victim was taken to UPMC Hamot for treatment and is not cooperating with police.

Police are still investigating.

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