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Pennsylvania doctor shot while en route to Toledo

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BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio Authorities continued to search yesterday for a male suspect who shot and killed a Pennsylvania doctor who stopped along the Ohio Turnpike while on his way to Toledo.

Gulam Moonda, 65, of Hermitage, Pa., died from a single gunshot wound in the head during a roadside robbery. Lt. Rick Zwayer, a spokesman for the Ohio Highway Patrol, said the incident occurred at 6:38 p.m. Friday after Dr. Moonda and two other people in his 2000 Jaguar stopped along westbound I-80 to exchange drivers.

The lieutenant said the suspect allegedly stopped behind Dr. Moonda and demanded money. He complied, but the suspect shot him and fled the scene. Authorities are searching for a dark-colored van but have not released a further description of the vehicle or of the suspect.

Dr. Moonda, a urologist at the Sharon Regional Health System in Sharon, Pa., was traveling to Toledo because his nephew was planning to move to the area, according to Dr. Peter Daloni, who works at the same hospital. He declined to elaborate further.

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