Shooting victim walks onto SEPTA bus in North Philadelphia

Police say a shooting victim walked onto a SEPTA bus in North Philadelphia.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Police say a shooting victim walked onto a SEPTA bus in North Philadelphia.

Police say a 31-year-old man was walking to the bus stop at Glenwood and Allegheny avenues around 10:45 p.m. Saturday when a group of males began yelling at him.

The males started chasing the 31-year-old. He then heard six to eight gunshots.

Police say the victim was shot in the left ankle area.

Realizing he was shot, the victim saw the Route 60 bus approaching Glenwood and Allegheny and ran to the front door of the bus.

The victim banged on the door and the driver let him on the bus.

Police say the driver noticed the group of males chasing the victim prior to stopping at the bus stop.

Police say the driver observed the injury on the victim's foot and informed him that he would contact SEPTA dispatch.

The driver was instructed to stop the bus at Broad Street and Allegheny Avenue, where police boarded the bus.

The victim was transported to Temple University Hospital by police and treated for a gunshot wound and broken left tibia. He is listed in stable condition.

Police are searching for four or five suspects.



















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