Sunday, December 28, 2014

Police: 2 wounded in Feltonville shooting

Two men were wounded in a shooting in the city's Feltonville section late Thursday night, police said.

Police: 2 wounded in Feltonville shooting

Two men were wounded in a shooting in the city's Feltonville section late Thursday night, police said.

Chief Inspector Scott Small said the victims, who are brothers ages 29 and 30, were on Gransback Street near Rockland at 11 p.m. when someone fired at least nine shots from a 9mm handgun at them. The younger brother was wounded in the right arm, and the older suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg, Small said.

Both men were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center and listed in stable condition. Investigators said the men told police they did not know who shot them, and cops are unsure what motivated the shooting. The victims do not live in the neighborhood where they were shot, police said.

Fired shell casings littered the intersection of Rockland and Gransback streets early Friday morning as detectives investigated the shooting.

Cops found private surveillance cameras on a house nearby, but the owner told police they weren't recording at the time of the incident.

Police described the shooter as a man about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build. He wore a gray hooded sweatshirt and was last seen running north from Rockland Street through a rear driveway between Rorer and Bingham streets.

The shooting remained under investigation early Friday morning.

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