Investigators place trajectory rods and evidence markers at the crime after a man was gunned down in a hail of bullets Sunday night outside a Walgreens store at 23rd Street and Oregon Avenue in South Philadelphia. Photographs for the GunCrisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to police, the victim was walking with his son to their car when at least 19 shots were fired, striking the man at least four times. He was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and reported in critical condition with head and arm wounds but the chid was not injured.
CBS3 is reporting that police were reviewing footage from nearby surveillance cameras and that the shooter left the scene in what was described as a dark-colored car with either New York or Pennsylvania license plates.
Investigators are calling the shooting a “hit,” according to 6ABC, reporting that the shooter left without taking anything and that the wounded man was on life support.