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Shooting Suspect in Custody

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State Police have a suspect behind bars for the Saturday shooting at Lucky's Drag Strip, near Wattsburg.

As we first reported, a man was shot in the neck after an alleged dispute. We now know that the victim is 31- year- old Jose Alfredo Cedeno- Solivan.

The man who is believed to be the shooter is 18- year- old Jorge Luis Espada- Ortiz. He's being held in the Erie County Prison.

Sources say the two men were arguing, when Ortiz shot Solivan in the neck.

The victim was taken by private vehicle to Saint Vincent Health Center, and was transferred to UPMC Hamot Trauma Center.

Hospital officials are not releasing any information on his condition.

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