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Pennsylvania Police Search for Suspects in Home Invasion and Shooting of Lawyer


Pennsylvania have released a composite sketch of one of three suspects in the home invasion and shooting of a bankruptcy lawyer who lives in Pennsbury Township.

Police say lawyer Fred Barakat was shot and wounded on Sept. 24 after struggling with the intruders, the News Journal reports. He was released from the hospital on Sept. 27. The Mercury and the Philadelphia Inquirer also have stories.

Police have said Barakat was specifically targeted, but they did not provide a motive. Two of the three suspects wore masks.

Barakat practices law in Wilmington, Del., and Chadds Ford, Penn.

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