Man shot, robbed during online sale in Warminster

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A man was shot in Warminster while trying to sell items to someone he met online early Sunday morning, according to police.

Township Police Chief James Donnelly III said the victim, 27, arranged to meet a woman in the 400 block of East County Line Road. When the victim got there, three men beat him and he was shot in the shoulder.

They took the items he was trying to sell and his phone and fled.

The chief said the incident happened around 6 a.m. The victim went to his home in Warminster and his father drove him to Holy Redeemer Hospital, which then transferred him to Abington Hospital for additional treatment. He was in stable condition Sunday afternoon.

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Warminster police were notified about the shooting about 7:45 a.m., when the victim was taken to Abington Hospital.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at 215-672-1000.

In Bucks County, some police departments have "Safe Exchange Zones," where online exchanges can be made safely under police surveillance. In Warminster, the police department at 401 Gibson Ave. is a designated safe exchange spot.

This article originally appeared on Bucks County Courier Times: Man shot during online sale exchange in Warminster on Sunday