Child wounded in double shooting Friday evening

Slide show above: Neighbors look on as police investigate a double shooting which left a 14-year-old wounded Friday evening in the Logan section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Police rushed a 14-year-old boy to Einstein Medical Center after he was shot in the leg around 5:30 p.m. Friday at 10th and Ruscomb Streets in the Logan section of Philadelphia.

According to police, a gunman began firing along Ruscomb Street at an unknown target but struck the child and a 27-year-old man, who was also struck in the leg and treated at Einstein. Both victims were reported in stable condition.

Police said they located at least fourteen fired shell casings at the scene, just across the street from a day care center, which was open at the time.

Local media: CBS3, NBC10 and also had reports.

At least six more people were wounded in Philadelphia shooting incidents reported between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning. Follow our live blog for the latest news: Weekend Report: 06.20.14 -- 06.22.14

Posted by Jim MacMillan.


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