Shooter wounds man in Olney overnight

Rockland Street ShootingPhiladelphia Police officials gather at the scene after a 40-year-old man was wounded during a shooting incident in the Olney section of Philadelphia early Wednesday, just shortly after midnight. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Rockland Street ShootingAccording to investigators, the victim was sitting with a woman in a parked car on West Rockland Street near 13th Street when and armed man approached. A scuffle ensued and the gunman opened fire.

The victim’s friend drove him to Einstein Medical Center where he was reported in stable condition with a leg wound.

Rockland Street Shooting

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