Police Seek Public’s Assistance After Male Shot in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance after a 34-year-old black male was shot in both legs.

The incident occurred on July 20, 2022, at 6:40 pm outside of a local grocery store at 41st and Lancaster Ave. The victim was transported to Penn Presbyterian Hospital and listed in stable condition.

The suspect is a black male of thin build, and was last seen wearing a black balaclava-style mask, black hoody, black sweatpants, purple latex gloves, and black Under Armour brand sneakers. He may be driving a blue Hyundai Sante Fe (possibly a 2020 model), with a MyFlorida.com license plate.

If you see the suspect described, do not approach him. Instead, immediately contact 911 and give them as much information as possible. Moreover, if you have any information that could help authorities locate this suspect, please call 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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