Shooter wounds teen on Parkside Avenue overnight

Kelly 1Police investigate the scene after 19-year-old man was shot in the ankle at about 2 a.m. Thursday, in front of the Park Avenue Banquet Hall on the 4900 block of Parkside Avenue in the Parkside section of Philadelphia. Tom Kelly IV was on the scene for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project.

The victim arrived at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in a private vehicle, where he was listed in stable condition. At least five shell casings were recovered at the scene.

An outbreak of gun violence left three men wounded in the span of less than three hours early Thursday.

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