Man watching TV shot with stray bullet in South Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A shooting in South Philadelphia led to a car crashing into a home, police said.

It happened just after 10:30 p.m. Thursday on the 1700 block of Watkins Street.

Police said a car pulled up behind another vehicle and a gunman fired 35 shots.

Two of those bullets entered a home, hitting a man while he was watching TV.

"One of the stray bullets went right through the window and went right through the television he was watching. A second stray bullet went through another front window. One of those two stray bullets struck the 60-year-old," Philadelphia Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

After the shooting, the targeted car crashed causing a passenger to suffer a leg injury.

The wounded bystander is currently in stable condition.

Police are still searching for the shooters.
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