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Man shot in face as he got out of car on 13th St. in Allentown

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:41:24 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 18 2013 11:13:15 AM EST

Victim shot in eye in Allentown incident


Police are investigating the shooting of two men in Allentown.

It happened around 12:05 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of North 13th Street.

Joseph Diiorio told police he was getting out of his car when people in passing car shot him in the face.


Diiorio, 24, of Hatfield Twp., Montgomery Co., was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Twp., Lehigh Co., where he was last reported to be in stable condition.

Not long after police arrived at the shooting scene, another victim showed up at Lehigh Valley Hospital's 17th Street campus in Allentown.

Eddy Torres, 27, of Collingswood, Camden Co., N.J., said he was also getting out of Diiorio's car when he was shot in the arm by someone in the passing car.

Police have no description of the shooters or the car.