PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A shooting in South Philadelphia early Sunday morning has left two men injured, police say. The incident occurred on the 2700 block of South Randolph Street just before 3 a.m.
Police say three men were walking in the rear of an alley when they were approached by three teenage boys. Officials say they demanded the men to give them money.READ MORE: Philadelphia Fourth Of July Shooting: 2 Police Officers Injured After Shots Fired During Fireworks Show On Ben Franklin Parkway
Police say a brief altercation ensued and one of the teenagers pulled out a gun and fired approximately three times and struck two of the men. The teenagers then fled on foot toward Oregon Avenue.
Police say a 21-year-old man was located by police and transported to the hospital. He’s in critical condition. A 21-year-old man who was shot was placed in stable condition, police say.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Fed Up With City's Gun Violence Problem, Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor
Police say three shell casings from a 9MM were located on the scene.
No arrests have been made.
The shooting is under investigation.MORE NEWS: South Jersey Man Recalls Moments After Shots Fired Injuring 2 Police Officers At Wawa Welcome America Fireworks Show In Philadelphia
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