Monday, September 22, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Two men hospitalized in North Philadelphia shooting

This post has been updated:

Two men hospitalized in North Philadelphia shooting

This post has been updated:

Two men were wounded in a shooting in North Philadelphia Monday night, police said.

The men, ages 18 and 26, were outside on Gratz Street near Huntingdon just after 10 p.m. when police say someone opened fire and shot them each once. The younger man was hit in the left arm and the older one was hit in the left leg, Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

Both victims were taken to Temple University Hospital in a private vehicle and listed in stable condition.

Cops were looking for two young men wearing plaid shirts and riding bicycles in connection with the shooting. They were last seen headed north on Gratz Street, Small said.

Police remained at the scene investigating around 11 p.m. Authorities found a surveillance camera near the scene and were working to determine whether the incident was caught on tape.

About this blog

Philly Confidential, which covers crime in Philadelphia and the suburbs, is written by Daily News staffers Dana DiFilippo, Stephanie Farr, Vinny Vella and Morgan Zalot.

E-mail tips to DiFilippo at difilid@phillynews.com and follow her on Twitter here.

E-mail tips to Farr at farrs@phillynews.com and follow her on Twitter here.

E-mail tips to Vella at vellav@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter here.

E-mail tips to Zalot at zalotm@phillynews.com and follow her on Twitter here.

The Philly Confidential team
Also on Philly.com
Stay Connected
Topics: