Officers were called to the 3500 Block of Janney Street around 2:10 a.m. after a woman awoke to someone coming into her home. When she went downstairs, her ex-boyfriend began striking her and she fell to the floor. The woman's 12-year-old son heard the commotion and came downstairs to see what was going on. At that time, the woman heard a gun shot.
She chased after shooter as he fled the scene but was unable to catch up with him. When she returned, she found her 12-year-old son bleeding after being shot in his upper leg. The boy was transported to an area hospital where he is in stable condition.
Police are looking for 23-year-old Jamille Carter. He is 5'10, 170 lbs; last seen wearing all black clothing. Carter is known to frequent West Philly.
Anyone with information on Carter's whereabouts, please contact East Detective Division at 215-686-3243 / 3244 or call 911.