2 men shot while sitting in a car in Northern Liberties

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Two men are hospitalized after a gunman opened fire as they sat in a car in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. (WPVI)

Two men are hospitalized after a gunman opened fire as they sat in a car in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia.

It happened at 10:45 p.m. Sunday as the pair was sitting in a parked car on 6th Street near Brandywine Street.

Police say a suspect walked up to the passenger side of the gray 2006 Ford Taurus and began firing.

A 28-year-old man was shot in the arm and buttocks, and a 23-year-old man was hit once in the thigh.

The victims were able to get out of the car and run into a nearby house.

The shooter kept firing into the door before running from the scene.

Both victims were taken to Hahnemann University Hospital in stable condition.

The gunman, described as a 28-year-old man known to police, was last seen running northbound on 6th Street toward Green Street.

Philadelphia Police Central Detectives is handling the investigation.
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