Eastwick shooting victim reported to have been interrupted during robbery

Kelly 1Police investigate the scene of a shooting that left a man critically wounded on the 2600 block of South Dewey Street in the Eastwick section of Philadelphia overnight. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.

Kelly 2LPolice said that the wounded man was attempting to rob two women at gunpoint when another man intervened and opened fire before fleeing the scene, according to 6ABC. The report adds that the two women were not injured and were being questioned by the police.

The wounded man was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Police recovered a weapon, bullet casings, a phone and a baseball hat at the scene.

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