Police: Person of interest in custody in NE Philly Target shooting

- On Saturday, police said they were talking to a person of interest in the shooting outside a Northeast Philadelphia Target store. 

According to police, the person of interest turned themself into the 2nd District headquarters at 11:45 p.m. Friday night. Police said on Saturday there still are no charges in the case. 

There was chaos inside and outside the Target store on Bustleton Avenue around 3:30 Friday afternoon as five gunshots ran out.

Police got the initial call about a shooter inside the store. They found out later it happened in the parking lot by the entrance when police say a group of men began fighting. 

"There were three to five males outside Target who were initially fighting. One of those males actually discharged his weapon five times," Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said.

Police say a man was shot once in the back. He's at Aria Torresdale Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Shoppers ran for their lives as police worked to get people to safety without knowing if the shooter may have ran into the store.

No one else was hurt. The shooter is still on the loose.

 

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