A 26-year-old man was in critical condition after he was shot in the face early Friday morning, authorities said.

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At about 5:30 a.m., police were called to the Vineland Garden Apartments for a reported shooting. When police arrived, they found a man, whom they did not identify, with a gunshot wound to the face.

The man was flown to Cooper University Medical Center.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vineland Police Detective Bureau at 856-691-4111, ext. 4181.

Contact: 609-272-7090

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