East Germantown shooting leaves driver critically wounded Monday night

Chew Ave & Locust Ave Shooting

Neighbors gather as police investigate the scene of a shooting that left a man critically wounded Monday night on Chew Avenue in the East Germantown section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

According to investigators, police officers responded to a radio call at 8:50 p.m. to investigate a reported shooting and a car accident.

Chew Ave & Locust Ave Shooting

When they arrived at the intersection of Chew and East Locust Avenues, officers found a man — estimated to be in his 30s — behind the wheel of a 2010 Chevrolet Impala which had crashed into a traffic signal pole, according to police.

The driver had suffered a single gunshot wound to the head, and responding officers rushed him to Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in extremely critical condition, police said.

Slideshow: Driver shot in East Germantown. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.[slideshow_deploy id=’13313′]

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