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NEW INFORMATION: Lakeview Avenue shooting

ESCAMBIA COUNTY   --  Pensacola police are looking for the person who shot a 58-year old man at his home.
   
The shooting happened around 9:15 last night, on East Lake View Avenue in Pensacola.
   
At this time, police have no motive behind the shooting.
A  friend of the victim is wondering why the shooting happened.

Kavontae Smalls
"The sound of gun fire grabbed neighbors attention Wednesday night when the man living at this home was shot in the leg"

"This thing that's happened is a shock to me"
'Anthony', who didn't want to be fully identified, says the man who was shot is Abdul Parupia...

And the two have been friends for more than twenty years.
Police say, Parupia was returning from work Wednesday night, but when he walked up to his home, the suspect was there waiting...

'Anthony' - Friend of shooting victim
"He said he was behind that car, hiding and waiting for him"

Parupia was shot in the leg, and witnesses say he lost a lot of blood.
Moments after the shooting, the suspect fled the scene.
Anthony describes the family's reaction.

"You hit my father, you shot my father and then the mother said you better call 911 before your father dies over here"

Parupia was rushed to Sacred Heart Hospital, where he is still be treated.
David Whitehill - Neighbor
"It was rather shocking that we'd have something this close to our home"

Many neighbors have never experienced a shooting in East Pensacola Heights.
David Whitehill has lived in the area for 3-years.

"There are alot of shootings in Escambia County, this is the first I've heard in this neighborhood. // "I hope it's isolated, I'd really like to know what was behind it" 

"He's very family oriented, very helpful to people, and I don't think he deserved what happened to him"

"If you have any information on the shooting, you're asked to call the Pensacola Police Department, at 435-1900.