Man fires shotgun during overnight disturbance in Oxford Circle

Lardner Street Shots Fired

Police look for evidence and neighbors embrace after a man fired a shotgun during a disturbance in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia overnight. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Lardner Street Shots FiredAccording to police, two men who identified themselves as police officers knocked on the door of a home, on Lardner Street near Castor Avenue, where a loud domestic disturbance had been underway.

An argument followed and one of the men fired a shotgun twice before the pair fled the scene, police said. Nobody was wounded but one shell casing was found on the sidewalk.

Lardner Street Shots Fired

One man was killed and two more were wounded in separate shooting incidents reported across Philadelphia overnight, and we will have complete reports throughout the day. Thirty people have been shot in Philadelphia over the last seven days.

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