Man shot, suspect caught in West Philadelphia

May 26, 2013 9:14:50 AM PDT
A man is hospitalized following a shooting in West Philadelphia.

At approximately 1:59 a.m. Sunday, a 19th District officer was in the area of 62nd and Vine streets when he heard several gunshots.

The officer observed several people running down Vine Street and was directed to the 300 block of North Edgewood by an onlooker.

Once on the block he observed a 26-year-old male standing in front of a home holding his stomach.

He informed the officer that he was just shot in his stomach and back by another man..

Police officers soon located a male fitting the description of the suspecdt at 60th Street and Girard Avenue.

The victim was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.


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