Man In Critical Condition After Shooting In West Oak Lane

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man in his 60s is in critical condition after being shot on Wednesday night.

Around 7:25 p.m., police responded to a shooting on the 1900 block of 74th Avenue in the West Oak Lane section of the city, where they discovered a 67-year-old man who had been shot once in each arm and once in the chest by two men wearing masks.

The victim was transported to Einstein Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition.

There is no further information available at this time.

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  • ABC123

    Did it ever occur to you to not give up on the ‘old area’ and to be one of those to come back and try to make a difference? People would rather run away than try to turn things around. I guess that’s just the way it is.

    • Gra pe A pe Rules3

      I’ll come back once the area is nuked..

  • Mr D

    This is no surprise to me I grew up there and this is why I don’t show my face around there because the people are insane mainly the younger crowd has no respect shooting anyone at all I have seen many shootings over there way that never made the news, it’s all black on black crime so when are the people going to wake up when everyone is dead I am guessing so this is why I don’t go back to the old area, it’s not safe anymore, maybe someone will learn to use there hands instead of weapons.

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