Philadelphia Police investigators gather evidence at the scene after one officer opened fire on an armed robbery suspect that officials say pulled a shotgun when approached. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
A few blocks away, they spotted a man who matched the description given by the victims, and asked him to stop. Police say that the suspect raised his weapon when one officer opened fire, wounding the suspect in the parking lot of a Rite-Aid store t Levick Street and Torresdale Avenue.
Slideshow: Police-involved shooting investigation in Tacony. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Police rushed the wounded suspect to the Aria Health Torresdale Campus where he was listed in critical condition. Investigators recovered a sawed-off shotgun that contained five live rounds at the incident scene.
One man was killed and three more were wounded in separate shooting incidents reported across Philadelphia from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning, and we will have a complete report later today.
As we previously reported, three men were shot in separate incidents Friday and early Saturday in Philadelphia, and eight people were shot — including two teens — between Wednesday afternoon and early Thursday.
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