Norristown shooting victim flown to Temple

Above: Neighbors look on as a police officer holds the scene of a shooting reported Wednesday evening in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.

Norristown Police responded to the report of a shooting just before 6 p.m. Wednesday on New Hope Street, near East Fornance Street.


Police said that a 22-year-old man was shot in his right eye during an attempted robbery, and was flown by helicopter to Temple University Hospital, where he was in stable condition, according to

Posted by Jim MacMillan.


If you need to find help or would like to lend your support, please look into the organizations listed under our Network tab at left. If you would like us to add your group to our list, please email us.

The Gun Crisis Reporting Project is an award-winning, independent, nonprofit journalism community striving to illuminate the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia — and to find solutions.

DarkRedBut we need your help. Click to see how your tax-deductible contribution can support our volunteer staff.

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on TumblrShare on LinkedInEmail this to someone