Man shot in Staten Island gas station: police

Staten Island

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TRAVIS, Staten Island — A man was shot while he was at a gas station in Staten Island Monday night, authorities said.

It happened around 11:15 p.m. at the Citgo gas station along West Service Road in the Travis neighborhood, police said.

The 42-year-old man was shot in the torso by an unknown individual who fled the scene in a gray sedan, according to cops.

He was taken to the hospital for his injuries, police said.

A description of the suspect was not immediately disclosed. 

The circumstances of the incident were not immediately known. 

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