Police: Man arrested after shooting at off-duty Philadelphia officer, critically injuring another man

An off-duty police officer and a 36-year-old were shot at by the same man, who is now is custody, according to the Philadelphia Police Department.

Police first responded to a shooting on the 1700 block of North 56th Street, where they found a man suffering from several gunshot wounds Saturday night. He is said to be in critical condition at a local hospital.

Minutes later, police say an off-duty officer was shot at while driving on the 1700 block of North Allison Street.


While at the hospital with the shooting victim, police say a 26-year-old man arrived with a gunshot wound. He was later identified as the same suspect who shot at the victim, and off-duty officer, according to police.

The suspect, identified as Marquis Astillero, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and related charges. 

His vehicle was also located, and found to be stolen out of Philadelphia.