Three men wounded in Fairhill incident

Kelly 1Hospital staffers push a wounded man into the emergency room after police rushed him to Temple University Hospital following an incident in which three people were shot early Tuesday morning in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.

Kelly 2RA 20-year-old man was reported in critical condition and two more men, ages 19 and 20, were reported stable at Temple after shots were fired inside a small Chinese restaurant at the corner of North 5th and Cumberland Streets at about 12:45 a.m.

The shooting began as a robbery of customers in the store, according to police, who added that at least 15 shell casings and a large amount of blood were on the floor inside.

According to NBC10, officers heard the gunfire and responded to the store to find the three wounded men inside.

Police said that the incident was captured on the store surveillance video camera, according to 6ABC, and is reporting that at least one of those shot might have been a suspect, according to police.

Slideshow: Photos from the crime scene by Tom Kelly IV
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