2 rideshare drivers shot in separate Philadelphia shootings

Police say two rideshare drivers were shot Wednesday in separate Philadelphia shootings.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are investigating two separate shootings that left rideshare drivers injured in Philadelphia Wednesday.

Around 6:30 p.m., police say a 44-year-old man driving for Uber suffered multiple graze wounds to the head while on the 1700 block of N. Taney Street.

He was caught in the crossfire of three men shooting at each other, according to police. Roughly 47 shell casings were found at the scene.

The man was transported to Temple University Hospital where he's listed in stable condition.

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In West Philadelphia, police say a 46-year-old man was working for Lyft when he was shot after picking up a passenger. It incident happened just before 5:30 p.m. on the corner of 63rd and Arch streets.

Shots were fired at the passenger side of the vehicle, police confirm.

The driver was shot once in the right thigh. He was transported by police to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he's listed in stable condition.

The 20-year-old passenger was shot twice in the right foot. The passenger was also transported to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and listed in stable condition.



Police marked over 20 shell casings at the scene. So far, no weapons have been recovered from the scene.

No arrests have been made in connection with these shootings. Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.

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