Police: Man shoots himself on SEPTA train

FRANKFORD - October 31, 2011

The incident happened shortly before 6:15 p.m. at Frankford Avenue and Church Street.

Police found a man near a store nursing a gunshot wound to his left thigh.

It was discovered shortly thereafter that the 20-year-old man shot himself while aboard the northbound Market-Frankford Line.

Medics rushed the man to Temple University Hospital where he is stable.

The train continued to Frankford Avenue and Pratt Street where it was held as a crime scene.

No other passengers were injured.

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