Person of interest questioned after shooting, standoff in Brewerytown

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are questioning a person of interest in connection with an early morning shooting in the Brewerytown section of the city.

The shooting happened near 24th and Clifford streets around 4:45 a.m. Saturday.

Police say a man was shot six times at an after-hours club.

Medics rushed the victim to Hahnemann University Hospital for treatment, where he was listed in critical condition.

Meantime, the gunman barricaded himself inside a nearby building.

A SWAT unit arrived on the scene.

Action News was there as the heavily armed officers entered the building just before 6 a.m., but they found no one.

Three people were taken in for questioning after the incident.

On Saturday afternoon, Action News was told a person of interest was being questioned in connection with the case.

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