Friday, October 9, 2015

Six men injured in Chester shooting

Six men suffered bullet wounds during an overnight shooting in Chester, according to police.

Six men injured in Chester shooting


Six men suffered bullet wounds during an overnight shooting in Chester, according to police.

Cops who were called to 9th and Kerlin streets around 2:11 a.m. for reports of gunfire, found two gunshot victims, one of whom was unconscious, police said.

Those two victims were taken to Crozer Chester Medical Center where four more shooting victims later turned up. Those additional four men were all taken to the hospital by civilian drivers, according to police.

The conditions of the victims, who range in age from 22 to 35, have not yet been released.

Police said some of the victims claim to have been in a parking lot at the intersection when the gunfire began. Police have not released a motives or suspects in the shootings.

Anyone with information is urged to call Chester Police Det. Nelson Collins at 610-447-8431.

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