1 Dead, Another Critically Injured After Fairmount Park Shooting

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One man is dead and another is critically injured after a shooting in the city’s Fairmount Park neighborhood.

Philadelphia police were called to Belmont Mansion Drive and Army Road a little before 8 p.m. on Sunday.

Police say the two males were at a barbecue when a person in a truck fired on a group of people attending the event and then fled the scene.

One man received a gunshot wounds to the chest, stomach and leg. Authorities say he is in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

According to police, the second victim was shot in the stomach and hand and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police were able to locate the vehicle and apprehended the suspected shooter.

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  • why you

    we was just clowning at work friday and now your gone. i still cant believe it, im still waiting to hear it wasnt you but that day will never come and you will be missed.

    your boy: Lu

  • Anonymous

    Some people on here can’t WAIT for the description to say ‘two BLACK males’.

  • LN

    R.I.P. Steve. Our hearts are heavy with grief yet are lifted to know you are with Mom. Your brother is my best friend and I promise I’ll continue to look out for him as we have done for each other throughout the years. Peace, Love and Prayers for the whole family.

  • pegjet

    I agree… two males!!!! . Steve, may you rest in peace. The only comfort I have is that you are with your mother again in Heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with your Dad and Brother.

  • parker8976

    R.I.P Steve i will never forget you u was always there for us as a team player and a brother my prays go out to the family of a great man and a best friend god bless

  • Luis

    R.I.P. STEVE :-(

  • Guess Who

    Two males? Is that the best you can do?

  • Wise One

    More savagery from the uncivilized among us.

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