22-year-old man shot in the face in South Philadelphia overnight

Philadelphia Police investigate after  22-year-old man was shot in the face and found on the 2600 block of Gerritt Street in South Philadelphia shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. Photos by Tom Kelly IV. More: http://www.tk4photo.blogspot.com/

The victim was shot on the bridge of his nose and the bullet exited through the back of his neck, according to sources.

Police used a patrol car to rush him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was listed in stable condition.

Sources say the man was conscious, alert, and talking.

Police found blood stains and a mobile phone at the scene but had not made any arrests.


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