Friday, November 27, 2015

Man dies after violent Overbrook attack

An unidentified man is dead after being shot multiple times in Overbrook, police said.

Man dies after violent Overbrook attack


An unidentified man is dead after being shot multiple times in Overbrook, police said.

The victim, 26, was shot a total of nine times: once in the head, once in the back, twice in his right hand, once in the buttocks and four times in both legs. He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in critical condition, where he was pronounced dead at 9:44 p.m. tonight,  police spokeswoman Officer Tanya Little said

The shooting occurred about 8:36 p.m. at Lansdowne Avenue near Allison Street. Another male, 24, was injured in the incident. That victim was shot once in the left leg and taken to Penn in stable condition.

No arrests have been made, and no information on a motive is available.

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