One man compresses a chest wound while another uses his belt as a tourniquet and a city medic holds a head wound after a 25-year-old man was shot seven times Monday evening in the Harrowgate section of Philadelphia.
Police were responding to a report of gunshots on East Tioga Street near Emerald Streets shortly before 7:30 p.m. Monday and found the wounded man nearby on Helen Street. Medics rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital, where he was reported in critical but stable condition.
Police rushed a second victim — a 21-year-old man with an arm wound — to Temple, where he was reported stable. According to CBS3, police say they are looking for two men who reportedly drove away in either a red or gold car.
Slideshow: Neighbors crowd Helen Street shooting scene. Photographs by Joseph Kaczmarek.[slideshow_deploy id=’12240′]
At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we are now tracking 79 shooting victims reported this month in Philadelphia. In May, we counted 131.
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