Police search for suspect in Sunday shooting

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ERIE, Pa. — Erie police are searching for a man wanted on attempted criminal homicide charges after a shooting on the city’s east side Sunday night.

Police said Shaiquan Stanback, 23, shot a 30-year-old man in the leg, then stood over him saying, “I will smoke you.”

It happened near the corner of East 20th and Wayne streets just before 9 p.m.

When police arrived on scene, they found the victim lying in the street. 

A woman told police that they were traveling south on Wayne Street when Stanback approached the car on foot and shot the victim. 

The victim was taken to UPMC Hamot for treatment. His condition is unknown.

If you have any information on Stanback’s whereabouts, you are asked to call Erie police at 870-1120.

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