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Man paralyzed after he's shot in back in Baltimore

Saturday - 6/22/2013, 12:30pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore police are searching for two men suspected in a shooting that has left a man instantly paralyzed.

Police say officers were called to East Chase Street early Thursday morning for a report of two men who tried to rob 49-year-old Gary Johnson at gunpoint. When Johnson tried to run, the suspects opened fire and shot him in the back.

Police say Johnson was paralyzed instantly in the shooting. The two suspects fled in a dark blue four-door vehicle.

Investigators are asking any witnesses to come forward with information.

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