Philly man’s car sold while he was recuperating from gun shot

    You’d think getting shot in the stomach would be painful enough. But add to that the misery that the Philadelphia Parking Authority can inflict, and you’ve got Robert Smith’s life.

    Smith, who is disabled because of serious burns he suffered as a child, went into the hospital after being shot in the stomach on Halloween on Albanus Street, reports

    He spent two months in the hospital recuperating, and, when he got out, he discovered the Parking Authority had impounded and then sold his 12-year-old Chevy. Now he must take the bus to the doctor and wants the city to repay him for the car. (BTW: Kelley Blue Book values his 2000 Impala at between $2,000 and $3,500, depending on the condition.)

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