Thursday, September 3, 2015

Men hospitalized in Point Breeze, E. Germantown shootings

Police were investigating shootings in Point Breeze and East Germantown that left two men hospitalized Friday night.

Men hospitalized in Point Breeze, E. Germantown shootings

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Police were investigating shootings in Point Breeze and East Germantown that left two men hospitalized Friday night.

A 20-year-old man was shot in his left forearm around 5:55 p.m. on Latona Street near 22nd in Point Breeze.

He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and was listed in stable condition, police said.

A description of the suspect and information on the shooter’s motive was not immediately available.

A 31-year-old man was shot once in his stomach and twice in his left leg by a masked man on Wister Street near Lena about 6:20 p.m., said Officer Christine O’Brien, a police spokeswoman.

The man was taken to the Albert Einstein Medical Center, and police were unsure of his condition as of 7:40 p.m.

A description of the suspect was not immediately available.

No arrests were made.

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