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Man shot in stomach, leg, at Comfort Inn, Bethlehem Twp. police say

Published On: Dec 13 2012 10:43:11 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 14 2012 05:39:25 AM EST

Police in Northampton County were called to a hotel for the second time in less than a week this time for a shooting.


A man was shot in the stomach and leg in a hallway at a Northampton County hotel Wednesday night, police said.

The incident happened at the Comfort Inn at 3191 Highfield Drive in Bethlehem Twp., around 6:20 p.m.

Police found 30-year-old Manuel Rodriguez-Valcarcel of 756 Delwood in Bethlehem with two gunshot wounds.


He was a registered guest at the hotel at the time of the shooting, along with a woman, police said.

He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital-Fountain Hill in serious condition.

Police are looking for two men in connection with the shooting--one black, one Hispanic--who were both armed.

Police said the men entered the hotel, shot Rodriguez-Valcarcel and then left the building,

The police have no leads or motives, and said they won't be able to interview Rodriguez-Valcarcel until Friday at the earliest.