3 hospitalized after gunfire erupts in West Oak Lane

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Police are investigating a double shooting and the injuries of a third man in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.

Police are investigating a double shooting and the injuries of a third man in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.

That third man was injured near the home, and police are now treating him as a suspect.

It all began around 2 a.m. Thursday when police responded to a report of a shooting of the 2400 block of 77th Avenue.

Officers arrived to find two shooting victims on the second floor inside a home.

A 20 and a 25-year-old had been shot in the leg.

Both were taken to Einstein Medical Center in stable condition.

The victims told police they were shot while sleeping. However, police did not find shell casings in their bedroom.

The shell casings were found on the steps leading up to the second floor, police say.

Police found a third man injured and bleeding while dragging a chair not far from the home. He initially was not cooperating and police are treating him as a suspect.

It was not clear if the alleged suspect was shot or injured another way.

Police say that person may have jumped out of second floor window where the shooting took place, causing the injuries.

Police found a rear bedroom window broken out and a semi-automatic handgun on the porch.

Police believe the suspect dropped the weapon on the deck.

He was found in the rear of a property about a block away.

He was also taken to Einstein for treatment. He is in stable condition.

Investigators are sorting out the details of the incident.

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