Saturday, February 13, 2016

SEPTA bus transports shooting victim

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Police are crediting an off-duty SEPTA bus with helping transport a man to the hospital after he was injured early Saturday during an attempted robbery in Strawberry Mansion.

The victim, 29, suffered a graze wound to the right shoulder shortly before 6 a.m. as two men tried to rob him near 33rd and Berks streets, according to investigators.

He was taken to Presbyterian Hospital by a private vehicle and an off-duty SEPTA bus, police said.

The man was listed in stable condition Saturday afternoon. No arrests had been reported.


Contact Alex Wigglesworth at 215-854-2305 or awigglesworth@philly.com. Follow @phila_lex on Twitter.

Contact the Breaking News Desk at 215-854-2443; BreakingNewsDesk@philly.com. Follow @phillynews on Twitter.

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