Man shot by Phila. police in Frankford section

March 15, 2012 3:37:43 PM PDT
A man was shot by police on Thursday evening in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

The shooting happened just after 5:00 p.m. at Foulkrod and Tackawanna streets.

Police say the 26-year-old man pointed a gun at them and allegedly refused to drop it. That's when police fired, hitting the man twice in the stomach.

He was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center in guarded condition.

The name of the man shot has not yet been released.

An investigation is underway.