Man shot in Brewerytown, in stable condition

A 28-year-old man is in stable condition after being shot in his left shoulder in the Brewerytown section of North Philadelphia Thursday evening, police said.

The victim may have been involved in a shootout on Hollywood Street near Jefferson at 5:37 p.m., said Chief Inspector Scott Small.

The man was wounded once and police took him to Temple University Hospital. Small said the victim was also being held as a prisoner Thursday evening.

A man was taken into custody after the shooting when cops found a 9mm handgun and ammo in the front seat of a 1996 Lincoln he was driving.