Police: Gunman shot victim 8 times

Police: Gunman shot victim 8 times

EAST PRICE HILL (FOX19) - A 27-year-old suspect is accused of shooting a man eight times and severely wounding him.

Bond was set at $500,000 Friday for Oscar Torbert of Westwood. He was charged with felonious assault Thursday in connection with the July 28 attack.

According to court records, Torbert walked up to the victim on a sidewalk as the man walked outside his Elberon Avenue residence.

Torbert fired several shots, striking the victim eight times and critically injuring him.

The victim has known Torbert for more than four years and identified him from a photo lineup, records state.

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