Man Rushed To Temple University Hospital After Armed Robbery At SEPTA Station

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 22-year-old man was rushed to Temple University Hospital after being robbed and shot at a SEPTA station Saturday afternoon.

At about 3:30 p.m., Philadelphia Police were called to the 2200 block of North Broad Street for a shooting that took place on the northbound platform of SEPTA’s Broad Street line at the Susquehanna-Dauphin stop.

Authorities say the suspect approached the victim with a gun above ground and stole the victim’s iPhone. Shortly thereafter, the suspect followed the victim underground towards the platform and allegedly opened fire. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the back of the head.

Police are still searching for the shooter but say that the victim is in stable condition. Police say the suspect was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue jeans on Dauphin Street.

Northbound train service was stopped at the Susquehanna-Dauphin station for about an hour due to police activity but has resumed.

Oren Liebermann reports…

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  1. Seeuinoz says:

    was it a temple student that was shot ?

  2. sad says:

    I pray that the police catch this loser thug and throw him under the jail.

    1. Guess Who says:

      How can they catch him if there’s no description? Oh yeah, the police know what he looks like. It’s CBS who’s hiding it.

  3. Ian says:

    The city needs to invest more in surveillance on every street lamp, every subway light, every stop sign etc. That and we need to stop being such wimps about the death penalty for cases such as this.

  4. J.R. Rands says:

    One more reason not to ride Septa or the NJ Lines…..My NJ Friends are
    so naive……..

  5. Carolyn says:

    The perp is not TOO BRITE, since the IPHONES now have GPS tracking devices in them!!! What does he expect to do with an IPHONE,that has been shut off…DAH!!!

  6. mike in Philly says:

    There was just news about tracking that can be done of somebody’s iphone – well it’s time law enforcement turn it on and track that phone…..

  7. Jose' says:

    I thought Apple put GPS tracking into those…

    hello 911 !

  8. grumpy says:

    And Philadelphia tries to promote Tourism. Good luck with that.

  9. Temple Student says:

    Wow. Glad I get off at this stop 5 days a week.

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