Critically-wounded shooting victim seeks help at North Philadelphia grocery store

18th & Oxford Shooting Police investigate the crime scene after a 22-year-old man was shot at 18th and Oxford Streets in North Philadelphia just before 6 p.m. Saturday. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

According to police, the victim was shot three times in his left side and was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in a personal vehicle. He was later transferred to Temple University Hospital and listed in critical condition.

Police said they found two 9 mm shell casings outside the corner grocery store where the victim had gone to seek help after he was wounded.

18th & Oxford Shooting

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