Armed relative returns fire after victim shot multiple times sitting on Philly porch: Police

Police say 37 spent shell casings were found at the scene.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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A relative armed with a gun rushed out of the home and fired at the gunmen, police say.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- An armed family member returned fire after a victim was shot outside his home in West Philadelphia, police say.

It happened around 11:15 p.m. Monday on the 3000 block of North Robinson Street.

Police say a 26-year-old man was sitting on his front porch when two gunmen emerged from an alleyway.

The suspects opened fire striking the victim multiple times.

Police say 37 spent shell casings were found at the scene.

A relative armed with a gun rushed out of the home and fired at the suspects, police say. The two gunmen fled the scene.

The 26-year-old was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

No arrests have been made.