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Shooting at Southwest Philadelphia playground, 1 injured

May 9, 2013 8:35:34 PM PDT
Police are investigating a shooting at a playground in Southwest Philadelphia.

Authorities say a gunman opened fire shortly before 5:00 p.m. Thursday on a group of people playing basketball at Finnegan's Playground on 68th Street.

Police say the shooter fired at least 5 rounds, as children played nearby.

A man in his mid-20's was hit.

He was taken to the hospital and is listed in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.


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