Police: 2 men injured after attempted home invasion in Philadelphia's Mayfair section

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. on the 3300 block of Princeton Avenue.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating an attempted home invasion that left two men injured in the city's Mayfair section.

The incident happened Monday just before 5 p.m. on the 3300 block of Princeton Avenue.

Police say a 33-year-old man was shot once in the right thigh.

He was taken to Jefferson Frankford Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

A 23-year-old man was also shot once in the stomach.

He was transported by private vehicle to Nazareth Hospital.

The 23-year-old was later transported by medics to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition and being held as a prisoner.

Police say the robber shot the homeowner, and the homeowner returned fire.

A gun was also recovered from the scene, officials say.

No further details have been provided at this time.