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Jilted boyfriend allegedly ambushes ex’s new beau in Northwood

A man allegedly hid in the bushes outside his ex-girlfriend’s house to wait for her and her new boyfriend to exit.

A jilted lover turned to a gun to settle the score with his ex’s new boyfriend on a Northwood street on Sunday night, leaving a 48-year-old man in a hospital with numerous wounds, according to police.

The gunfire erupted at about 11:18 p.m. on the 1000 block of Harrison Street. The victim told police he was leaving his girlfriend’s house and approaching his car when a man leapt from some bushes and opened fire at him. The victim suffered two wounds of the face, two of the left forearm and one of the right forearm.

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The shooter hopped behind the wheel of a white BMW and fled northbound toward Wakeling Street. Police did not disclose his identity. The girlfriend drove the victim to Aria-Jefferson Health’s Frankford hospital campus. ••

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