Police: Man shot following dispute in Wakefield

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Police say a man was shot in Wakefield early Tuesday morning following a dispute on a street corner.

The incident happened on the corner of East 240th Street and Carpenter Avenue around 1 a.m.

According to police, a 20-year-old man was found on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound in his side after an argument with another man.

It is unclear what the fight was about, but officials say the suspect fled the corner in a red Audi sedan following the dispute. They say the suspect was last seen wearing black striped pants.

Officials say the victim was transported to a nearby hospital and is expected to recover.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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