Couple wounded in West Oak Lane

JK1Police search for evidence following a shooting incident that left a man and a woman wounded Thursday night in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

JK2rPolice said officers were dispatched by radio around 11:30 p.m. and found the wounded couple as well as several fired shell casing on the sidewalk. Both victims were reported in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center.

A 33-year-old man was shot in the leg and his girlfriend, 31, was shot in the back, according to philly.com6ABC is reporting that they managed to run into a house after they were hit. CBS3 says police are analyzing surveillance video from cameras in the area.

At least seven people were shot Thursday evening and overnight in Philadelphia. Check in later for a complete report.

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