Latest updates: Shooter wounds man in Feltonville; blood drive organized for wounded police officer

Bingham Street Shooting (Omar Perez) A Philadelphia Police officer speaks with a woman as neighbors gather around the crime scene during a shooting investigation Wednesday night in the Feltonville section of the city. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Bingham Street Shooting (Omar Perez)According to police, a 36-year-old victim was ambushed and shot twice during beside his car as he left a relative’s home on Bingham Street near East Rockland Street shortly after 10 p.m.

Responding police officers rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

A man at the scene who described himself as a relative identified the victim as Omar Perez.

Investigators spoke with several family members and said they located 10 large-caliber fired shell casings on the sidewalk near the victim’s car.

Slideshow: Shooting investigation in FeltonVille. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.[slideshow_deploy id=’13383′]

The incident took place just a few steps from where a limousine driver was shot and killed last year.

In Southwest Philadelphia, police rushed a 39-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was reported in critical condition after he was shot twice shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday on Allman Street, near 60th and Trinity Streets in Southwest Philadelphia, and only a few blocks from shooting incidents reported Tuesday and last weekend.

Philadelphia Police Officer Ed Davies, who was shot and wounded Tuesday, underwent surgery for the second time Wednesday, according to FOX29. The Philadelphia Police Facebook page has details on a blood drive and is leading a #StandwithDavies campaign online.

Police officers can give blood at the Temple Administration Services Building at 2450 West Hunting Park Avenue, in Training Room 8, Thursday from noon to 5 p.m. and and Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Members of the general public are asked to go to the Red Cross Donation Center at 700 Spring Garden St.

CBS3 had more information on the suspect, who has now been released form Einstein Medical Center. Police in Norristown, PA, are investigating a shooting incident which left a 16-year-old boy wounded just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to a report at timesherald.com.

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