Woman critically wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shooting Wednesday afternoon

Above: Neighbors look on as police investigate the Haldeman Avenue shooting scene Wednesday. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Police rushed a woman to the Aria Health Torresdale Campus after she was shot multiple times Wednesday afternoon in the Bustleton section of Northeast Philadelphia.

According to police, a man and a woman approached the victim as she was sitting inside a van around 2:45 p.m. on Haldeman Avenue near Conwell Avenue, and shot her five times, including once in the chin, neck, left arm, left thigh and abdomen. Police said a man who was driving the van rushed the victim to the 7th District police station where officers took her to the hospital.

According to a report from NBC10, police are seeking a heavy-set woman with pink hair and a thin man with a reddish-colored beard and black baseball cap. The victim was listed in critical condition, according to a report from CBS3.

Posted by Jim MacMillan.

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