Man In Critical Condition After Drive-By Shooting On The Near East Side

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Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred just before noon on Thursday.

According to authorites, a 21-year-old male was shot in the lower leg on East Broad Street and Miami Avenue.  He remains in critical condition and was taken to Grant Medical Center.  He is expected to survive.

Witnesses say they saw a dark blue Chevy Magnum drive down Miami Avenue, roll down a window and open fire.

Police also say the victim appeared to be the intended target of the shooting.  

No one else was injured during the shooting.

Police are investigating the incident.

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